Coming April 2021.
An essential companion to help students master one of the most important areas of their Religious Studies course in Ethics: knowing the key thinkers.
- Provides an overview of each thinker’s life and their ideas, with key dates, social context and why they are important.
- Helps students understand the thinkers’ main arguments and how they justified their approach to ethics, allowing students to evaluate the theories them for themselves.
- Exam guidance section in each chapter provides a focus for revision and includes advice on how different types of questions could be tackled.
- Encourages students to explore each area of scholarly knowledge required by the specification, from grasping key ideas to knowing how to best criticise a thinker’s approach.
- Puts ideas and theories into contemporary contexts to help students build their evaluation skills.
- Timeline displaying an overview of the key dates for each thinker in relation to world events.
- Key thinkers covered include Thomas Aquinas, John Stuart Mill, Thomas Hobbes and Jeremy Bentham.
- Robert Adams
- Max Stirner
- H. Bradley
- A. Prichard
- J. Ayer
- Thomas Aquinas
- John Finnis
- Bernard Hoose and Richard McCormick
- Joseph Fletcher
- Jeremy Bentham
- John Stuart Mill
- John Calvin
- John Locke
- Ivan Pavlov
- Thomas Hobbes
- Jean-Paul Sartre
- Neuroscientific perspectives: Angela Sirigu et. al.
- Carl Rogers