What is Utilitarianism?

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?

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The Euthyphro Dilemma

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

National 5 Philosophy – Arguments in Action Revision Guide

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

What is Reality? Philosophy and Film – Descartes

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