Philosophy

Notes, sample essays and other useful information for IB Philosophy

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  1. Notes for Philosophy (Paper 1) and Notes for Option: Theories and Problems of Ethics
    These notes were submitted by Sandwich

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  2. Essay on Plato's Republic: Discuss “In many ways the end of Book IX marks the climax of Republic. Its historical importance is hard to overstate.”
    This essay received a 6 (internally marked)
    This essay was submitted by Sandwich

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  3. Essay on Social Darwinism: How does Craig use Darwin’s ‘Origin of Species’ to demonstrate that a sharp distinction between Philosophy and Science is neither possible or desirable?
    This essay was awarded a 6 (internally marked)
    This essay was submitted by Sandwich

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  4. Essay on Plato's Republic: “So here in Republic we seem to be offered little more than a flimsy excuse to take us away from the ordinary world” –Why does Blackburn reject Plato’s view that knowledge and belief have different domains?
    This essay received a 7 (internally marked)
    This essay was submitted by Sandwich

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  5. Philosophy Internal Assessment SL: A critical discussion of Mill’s ‘inferior’ and ‘superior’ desires.
    Stimulus - The Grapes of Wrath by John Steinbeck
    Mark awarded: 25/30 (7)

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  6. Why do Plato’s provisions for political authority in the state continue to appal and attract?
    This essay was awarded a 7 (internally marked)

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  7. Internal Assessment Teacher Support Material
    Submitted by Admin.

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  8. A short overview of determinism, useful in Paper 1- Core Theme Essay

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  9. An essay asking 'what is a soul?'
    level 7

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  10. 'Morality is relative' - evaluate this claim

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  11. Faith and Philosophy
    Philosophers POV

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  12. The Tao: Governance

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  14. This is an essay I handed in as an end of topic test in the middle of IB1. I got a level 7 on it, so decided to share it with everyone. I focussed on utilitarianism, and used various examples to demonstrate my points.

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  15. A short PDF outlining the topics that are covered in the Core Topics-part of the IB Philosophy HL/SL course.

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  16. A guide on how to write Paper 1 on core topics for IB Philosophy; both HL/SL.

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  17. A short guide containing information on how to write the essay on the unseen passage for Paper 3 in the IB Philosophy exams. Strongly recommended for all IB Philosophy students!

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  18. Just a short powerpoint going through the key things in absurdity for the core module

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  19. Overview of the existentialist work "No exit" by Sartre. Use it if you want to understand more about the text or if you are unclear about it.

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  20. Useful file for existentialism- core theme essay for Paper 1.

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  21. "Can morality remain meaningful if based on an external authority?"
    Final grade: 7
    Word count: 1882

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  23. File contains two parts:
    1. Brief powerpoint with basic definitions on the subject of Free Will & Determinism
    2. A sample essay in response to a stimulus for the core theme.

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  24. Powerpoint document suggesting some general pointers for preparing for Paper 3

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  25. escrito comparativo entre Hobbes y Rousseau.

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