The extended essay, including the world studies extended essay, offers the opportunity for IB students to investigate a topic of special interest in the form of a 4,000-word piece of independent research. The area of research undertaken is chosen from one of the students’ six Diploma Programme subjects or, in the case of the interdisciplinary world studies essay, two subjects, and acquaints.
Extended essay Creativity, activity, service Studies in language and literature Language acquisition. The emphasis of the Diploma Programme philosophy course is on “doing philosophy”, that is, on actively engaging students in philosophical activity. The course is focused on stimulating students’ intellectual curiosity and encouraging them to examine both their own perspectives and.
The Royal Institute plans a series of guides around philosophy A-level subjects, written by experts in the field. Here are the first three in what we hope will be a useful and interesting series: Duncan Pritchard on Epistemology, Michael Lacewing on Moral Philosophy, and Clare Carlisle on the Metaphysics of God.When you write a philosophy essay, remember that you need to have a clear thesis and develop an argument. The introduction is a very important part of your essay: here you need to clearly state what your thesis is and how you intend to defend it. You should make it as simple as possible for your reader to follow your argument in the main body.This year's prize essay competition is open, and the topic is 'Knowledge, Truth and Power in an Online World'. You can find details here. We're very happy to say that Clare Carlisle's A-level teaching guide to the metaphysics of God is now freely available. You can find all our teaching guides here. The Royal Institute now welcomes applications for Jacbosen Studentships and Royal Institute of.
Guide for first examinations in 2009; Lots of IB Philosophy resources; Study resources from Wellington College; Internal Assessment guide; Key term flashcards; Approaching the internal assessment; Notes on Human Beings; Notes on Ethics; Glossary of terms.Read More
Browse Hierarchy PL521: Philosophy Extended Essay. Back to 4: School of European Culture and Languages. This module provides an opportunity for students to produce a substantial piece of independent philosophical work, and at the same time to improve their skills in essay writing by getting one-to-one supervision and feedback on a specific piece of wor. more. Canterbury, week 13-25. Lists.Read More
How To Write a Philosophy Essay A Guide for IPO Contestants Many guides exist on how to write a good philosophy paper. This guide is tailored to suit contestants competing in the annual IPO essay contest but it uses many of the same strategies employed in guides written by renowned philosophy professors from around the world. It is not intended to be a guarantee for writing an award-winning.Read More
Structure Structure. Avoid rambling introductions and conclusions. Some books begin with a portentous opening sentence e.g., 'Philosophy, from the earliest times, has made greater claims, and achieved fewer results, than any other branch of learning.' (B. Russell) You can get away with such a sentence as the opening line of a 400 page book, but not as the opening line of a 4 page essay.Read More
A Brief Guide to Writing the Philosophy Paper The Challenges of Philosophical Writing The aim of the assignments in your philosophy classes is to get you doing philosophy. But what is philosophy, and how is it to be done? The answer is complicated. Philosophers are often motivated by one or more of what we might call the “Big Questions,” such as: How should we live? Is there free will? How.Read More
School of History, Art History and Philosophy Philosophy essay writing: general points These notes are written in a fairly forthright style, peppered liberally with injunctions and prohibitions, but I suppose I should say by way of disclaimer that I do not necessarily think that there is only one correct way of going about writing a philosophy essay, either under examination or under non.Read More
Philosophy essay topics test the students’ ability to express the opinion on a certain philosophical reference or on the random thought that can present the students’ ability to describe his idea. The reflection on the many different philosophical topics helps students to perform analysis to make the best presentation of the popular concepts. One of the philosophy paper topics might be.Read More
Philosophy Rubric Criteria. Treatment of the topic. Clarity, coherence of ideas and attention to detail are necessary conditions for an effective treatment of a philosophical topic in an extended essay. A lucid understanding of the problem(s) should be demonstrated, and the proposed solution(s) should be logical and well structured. Counterclaims or objections should be envisaged, addressed.Read More
School of History, Art History and Philosophy. Philosophy essay writing for first year students. 1. Making a Point. The key is to get out of the A-level mentality. Start moving towards the idea of a journal article. The point of a journal article is to convince people of a point; it is not to cover the ground. So take your question, and argue for a particular answer to it. Reading and.Read More
IB mission statement The International Baccalaureate aims to develop inquiring, knowledgeable and caring young people who help to create a better and more peaceful world through intercultural understanding and respect.Read More