As part of the Moral Philosophy unit you are required to know about Utilitarianism and one other moral theory. We have been learning about Kantian Ethics. You need to be able to explain the main features of it, three criticisms and be able to apply it to different moral situations. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mQ2fvTvtzBM What are the Main … Continue reading National 5 Philosophy – Kantian Ethics
We often hear the words, KU, Analyse and Evaluate. But do we know what good Analysis looks like? This guide to RMPS Skills is found in the SQA National 5 Course Specification. It's a handy document to read through for both teachers and pupils. Knowledge and Understanding The level of knowledge expected at National 5 … Continue reading What are the Skills required at National 5? Knowledge, Analyse, Evaluate.
What is Utilitarianism? Utilitarianism is an ethical theory by which actions are judged according to their anticipated results. This makes it a consequentialist theory – as it looks at the consequences of actions to determine their morality. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uvmz5E75ZIA The Three Types of Utilitarianism Act Utilitarianism Theory is applied to the results of individual actions Rule … Continue reading What is Utilitarianism?
What is the Euthyphro Dilemma?
The Euthyphro Dillemma explained as well as the Strengths and Weaknesses of each side of the dilemma.
Revision Guide for Morality and Moral Philosophy
This guide is here to help guide your revision for the Arguments in Action section for the National 5 Philosophy Exam. It is not exhaustive and you should use this alongside your class notes to help with your revision. Candidates must be able to identify, explain and give examples of the following terms to show … Continue reading National 5 Philosophy – Arguments in Action Revision Guide
Our S3 Pupils are embarking on a Unit looking at different philosophical ideas. Firstly we are starting with some Epistemology, this is the study of knowledge. We began by thinking about what is knowledge and reality. Do we ever really know anything? How can we trust what we know? This led to some great conversations … Continue reading What is Reality? Philosophy and Film – Descartes