Cosmological: Arguments based on Observation

Preview of Lesson Plans:

Powerpoint: Discussion questions in pairs then as class

PP on Aquinas 1st, 2nd, 3rd Ways

Read Aquinas’ original text in booklet – find three quotes suitable for essays and put what they mean into your own words.

Can you spot any potential strengths or weaknesses?

PP – criticisms

Link Aquinas’s 3 ways specifically to Hume’s criticisms – draw a table on board

Work through work sheets in booklet, filling in blanks and answering questions.

Fill in Glossary

Homework: complete evaluation table (see Teaching Evaluation (A02): Bank of Basics for activity)

If you would like a Lesson Pack with activities and worksheets, that complements the power point, please click on the image below:


You can own a copy of the power point. Just click on the image below to download this product quickly and safely, so that you can adapt it for your students year on year (for a small charge).


Revision Support:

This 52 page pack contains quizzes, glossaries, summary sheets, essay tips and possible exam questions to help structure your revision for all eight of the AS 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!

philo pack

This 20 page pack contains a C grade minimum quiz and a Higher level quiz covering all Philosophy topics. It also includes worksheets featuring topic jumbles for the Arguments for Existence of God, Problem of Evil and Religious Experience. Everything you need to take your revision to the next level.






Go to guide:

Going for top grades?

Recommended extended reading/ quote source (Amazon links below):

Dialogues Concerning Natural Religion, and The Natural History of Religion (Oxford World’s Classics)

Summa Theologica (Complete & Unabridged)


Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: Logo

You are commenting using your account. Log Out /  Change )

Google photo

You are commenting using your Google account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s