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Year 10: Term 2: Philosophy of Religion

Philosophy of Religion



The ENTIRE collection of resources provided by the BBC Birtles Library can be searched on ONE single, powerful search platform, which retrieves print books, eBooks, database articles and websites. Click HERE for assistance.

QCAA sample assessment instrument


Useful Databases for Philosophy of Religion

 World Religions online database. Username: brisboys and Password: trial. Look on the tab at the top and see if there are any 'Primary Sources'. On trial because of the Corona Virus shutdown until May 31.

Philosophical skills

Introduction to critical thinking

Deductive arguments

Abductive arguments (Khan Academy)

What makes a valid argument

Sound and unsound arguments (Khan Academy)

Justification and explanation

Argument and evidence (in relation to religion)

Websites for fallacies - one of Mr Johnson's favourite websites

Guide to the study of philosophy

How to argue your case like a great philosopher. Robust debate is an important skill in work and life. Knowing how to argue is more than simply stating your opinion. Dr Patrick Stokes shares his tips.  

Cults - Beliefs on Gods

Philosophy of Religion eBooks

undefined What is Philosophy of Religion? by Charles Taliaferro.

undefined Contemporary Philosophy of Religion by Steven Duncan and Mark Addis.

undefined Philosophy of Religion by Chad Meister

General philosophy resources

Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy
Internet Encyclopedia of Philosophy
Facts Encyclopedia - Philosophy Resources. 
Virtual Religion
Some texts from Early Modern Philosophy
The Philosophy of Religion - from the Stanford Encyclopedia
The basics of Philosophy - you can search by branch/doctrine, by historical period, by movement/school, or by individual philosopher. 
Smart Scholar
Wiphi - Our mission is to introduce the public to the practice of philosophy through free, entertaining, and accessible videos featuring experts from around the world.
History of Philosophy - King's College London

Creating a Rational Argument