Ethics resources for students and teachers OCR A level RS Philosophy and Ethics. Ethical theories include Kant, Natural Law, Situation Ethics, Virtue Ethics and Utilitarianism.
Ethical issues include Abortion, Euthanasia, Genetic Engineering, War, Infertility Treatment. Metaethics essay This is an essay on a metaethics past paper question for the OCR exam board, AS level Religious Studies. I hope you find it helpful, i got an A for it. We now have an interactive diagram showing how to answer an ethics exam question, The 'structure' of the paragraph will be different for 'ethical theory' questions, but the basic principles are the same.
Try filling it in yourself and print out the completed diagram. Jan 09, 2013 A2 Religious Studies: Virtue Ethics Virtue ethics doesn't question how we act, but instead studies who we are as people. You won't get far in an essay if you're providing such a onesided argument, though. A2 Religious Studies: Metaethics; A2 Religious Studies: Virtue Ethics; A2 Religious Studies: Environmental Ethics These are the transcripts of two A2 Ethics essays (metaethics and determinism) which were awarded full marks in the 2011 summer exam.
OCR A2 Meta Ethics. The wonderful colour scheme was stolen from NPauro! Students love it This is the first time I have taught this course any feedback would be appreciated.
As is the nature of teaching, some ideas Jan 12, 2013 A2 Religious Studies: Metaethics Metaethics (meaning 'beyond ethics') is very different to the other ethical theories because, instead of trying to distinguish right from wrong, it looks at the language we use to express morality. How can the answer be improved?
Metaethics is the branch of ethics that seeks to understand the nature of ethical properties, statements, attitudes, and judgments. Metaethics is one of the three branches of ethics generally studied by philosophers, the others being normative ethics and applied ethics.
Meta Ethics: Definition: Metaethics is the study of how ethical language is used. It looks at what the words mean and it looks at how people use them and how they work. 100 marks essays Philosophy A2 AQA Ethics and Philosophy of Mind Ethical language is meaningless Essay. B. Pages: 5 Words: 1272. This is just a sample. Metaethics however looks at the language, it asks What does it mean to say that something is right or wrong. Truth and Logic that there are only two kinds of proposition being the truths known by definition, and the truths known by reference Although the word metaethics (more commonly metaethics among British and Australian philosophers) was coined in the early part of the twentieth century, the basic philosophical concern regarding the status and foundations of moral language, properties, and judgments goes back to the very beginnings of philosophy.