Philosophy and Ethics – A Resource for Units 2A – 2B

Philosophy and Ethics is a textbook designed to suit the Western Australia curriculum. It acts as an introductory textbook for philosophy students.

This textbook has a fairly broad scope and covers most of the traditional philosophical problems.

The topics covered include: How to do philosophy, personhood, action, critical thinking/reasoning, mind and body, science, people and society, culture, explanation, aesthetics, language.

Each chapter introduces the problems, provides discussion material/activites and discusses the different attempts at resolving the problems.

Philosophy and ethics provides a good framework for learning the key topics within philosophy as well as the grounding for approaching philosophy in a critical and reasoned manner.

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