This is a comprehensive summary of Religious Experiences, tailored to the OCR H573 course. It includes the theories of William James, many case studies and fully evaluated secular and psychodynamic explanations, written in textbook form.
The 8-page document explores how religious experiences are classified, their roles in the Bible and across history, the nature of subjective experiences, arguments from Swinburne and multiple responses to the validity of Religious Experiences, including logical, physiological, psychodynamic and as mass hysteria.
This is a comprehensive summary of the Knowledge of God chapter, tailored to the OCR H573 course. It includes evaluations of Revealed and Natural theology, including the theories of Calvin, Aquinas and Barth.
Comprehensive A-Level summary of the cosmological argument for the existence of God, including three of Aquinas’ 5 Ways and criticisms, written in textbook form for any Religious Studies or Philosophy course.
This 5-page chapter is tailored towards the OCR H573 Religious Studies course but is applicable to similar courses. It explains in concise, easy-to-understand language the Principle of Sufficient Reason (Leibniz), Thomas Aquinas’ 5 ways and many objections, including those of Hume, Bede Rundle and Russell. The argument, and all opposing arguments, are evaluated with quotes from the original texts by the philosophers mentioned. In OCR, this topic appears in the Arguments from Observation chapter in the AS course.
Detailed textbook-style notes on Meta-Ethics, including Naturalism, Intuitionism and Emotivism for A-Level Religious Studies / Philosophy and Ethics with evaluation. Including the philosophy of F.H Bradley, Philippa Foot, Alasdair MacIntyre, Hume, G.E Moore, H.A Prichard, W.D Ross, A.J Ayer, C.L Stevenson, J.L Mackie and R.M Hare.
Extra reading notes included on Moral Nihilism, Universal Prescriptivism, Lockeanism, Hegel’s influences on Bradley.
Detailed textbook-style notes for A-Level Philosophy/Religious Studies with evaluation. Includes Cataphatic, Apophatic, Analogy and Symbol. Named Philosophers like Tillich, Aquinas, Pseudo-Dionysius and Moses Maimonides. Also extra reading including Plotinus, Meister Eckhart, univocal approaches of Alston and Anselm, Myth, Icons in Orthodox Christianity. Written for OCR but widely applicable.