Many students ask: “Why Study Philosophy?” As mentioned in my last blog, Philosophy students are often amongst the most rounded and employable students. There are many advantages of being a philosophy student, that are subject specific and more generic. Philosophy – Subject Specific Skills The skills gained from a philosophy qualification include… Report Writing Skills … Read more
Some students are scared away by the idea of Philosophy A-level. Philosophy is not often studied at GCSE, although some Schools now do P4C – philosophy for children. But it is becoming increasingly popular at A-level. Philosophy graduates are some of the most rounded and employable students. So what is philosophy? Seeking rather than Finding … Read more
Philosophical Texts: With Philosophical texts, it’s useful to have a guide alongside. The one’s listed here are a great help when it comes to understanding the meaning of the text and for developing own ideas and arguments Descartes Meditations & A guide for Descartes Meditations Nietzsche: Beyond Good and Evil & Nietzsche Guide Plato, The Republic … Read more
Welcome to the philosophyzer blog! I am here to guide you through your philosophy studies, and discuss some exciting philosophical questions. Well done to all of those fabulous philosophers who recently received their A-level results! A great first read for you coming up next on What is Philosophy? The Philosophyzer.