Philosophy & Ethics GCSE

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Philosophy & Ethics GCSE

  1. 1. “ Imagine that the happiness of the whole human race were to be immeasurably increased – poverty eliminated, brotherhood achieved, disease conquered…but the condition is that one man, his life mysteriously prolonged, is to be kept without his consent in a state of continuous and agonising torture.” Would it be worth it?
  2. 2. GCSE Philosophy & Ethics
  3. 3. “ But why?”
  4. 4. GCSE Philosophy & Ethics The GCSE course falls into two parts – one unit on Philosophy and another on Ethics <ul><li>Philosophy </li></ul><ul><li>Beliefs about deity </li></ul><ul><li>Science and Religion </li></ul><ul><li>Life after Death </li></ul><ul><li>Religion, Reason and Revelation </li></ul><ul><li>Good and Evil </li></ul><ul><li>Ethics </li></ul><ul><li>Medical Ethics </li></ul><ul><li>Human Relationships </li></ul><ul><li>Equality </li></ul><ul><li>Peace and Justice </li></ul><ul><li>Wealth and Poverty </li></ul>
  5. 5. Philosophy & Ethics asks the questions other subjects don’t dare! What is philosophy and Ethics all about?
  6. 6. Philosophy & Ethics asks the questions other subjects don’t dare! Did God create us or did we create God?
  7. 7. Philosophy & Ethics asks the questions other subjects don’t dare! When does life begin?
  8. 8. Philosophy & Ethics asks the questions other subjects don’t dare! Is war ever right?
  9. 9. Philosophy & Ethics asks the questions other subjects don’t dare! Why is there evil in the world?
  10. 10. Philosophy & Ethics asks the questions other subjects don’t dare! Is everyone equal?
  11. 11. Philosophy & Ethics asks the questions other subjects don’t dare! Are the poor really our problem?
  12. 12. Philosophy & Ethics asks the questions other subjects don’t dare! Is euthanasia helping someone to die with dignity or murder?
  13. 13. Philosophy & Ethics asks the questions other subjects don’t dare! Is there really life after death?
  14. 14. Philosophy & Ethics asks the questions other subjects don’t dare! Are animals as important as humans?
  15. 15. Philosophy & Ethics asks the questions other subjects don’t dare! Does the death penalty prove murder is wrong?
  16. 16. Philosophy & Ethics asks the questions other subjects don’t dare! Does Science prove religion wrong?
  17. 17. GCSE Philosophy & Ethics …looking at things in a different way…
  18. 18. Philosophy & Ethics asks the questions other subjects don’t dare! Could you do philosophy and Ethics?

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