Religious Language- Apophatic and Cataphatic Ways: A2 Philosophy

Preview of Lesson Plans:

Via Negativa:

Students pick three things in room and describe it by 10 things it is not

Write on board:
E.g:

  • Not heavy
  • Not on the floor
  • Not universally known
  • Not moving
  • Not mental
  • Not black or purple
  • Not hot
  • Not absent from me (Aimee/ teacher)

= dream catcher (I have a dream catcher tattoo on my ankle)

Students share one thing with partner – guess – share with class

Write a short paragraph:

  1. I think it was (clear/ unclear) to describe items by what they are not because…

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Revision Support:

This 28 page pack contains quizzes, glossaries and possible exam questions to help structure your revision for all three of the A2 Philosophy topics. It also provides space for notes and outlines the spec requirements. Everything you need to get your revision off to a flying start!

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