A2 Beliefs and Values: 33 mark essay

Comparative Points

  • Authority
  • Tradition
  • Faith
  • Revelation

Theorists to include

Comte, Polanyi, Lynch, Dawkins, Giddens, Lyotard, Karl Popper…

Timings and Word Count

50 minutes (1.5 minutes a mark)

Aim for around 4 sides/800-1000 words

In the exam, spend 5 minutes planning

Further reading

http://sociogeeks.moonfruit.com/#/blog/4558814158/Assess-sociological-explanations-of-science-and-ideology-as-belief-systems.-(33-marks)/741553

http://potmd.wordpress.com/2011/12/06/assess-the-sociological-explanations-of-science-and-ideology-as-belief-systems/

http://spaz.ca/aaron/school/science.html

http://ronbc2.wordpress.com/2012/08/20/essay-why-science-is-not-just-another-belief-system/

http://www.researchgate.net/post/Is_Science_a_belief_system

http://brianclegg.blogspot.co.uk/2011/06/sorry-professor-cox-science-is-belief.html

Grade boundaries

A= 26/33 B= 23/33 C= 20/33 D= 17/33 E= 13/33

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