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Read more at: Guidelines for Examiners & Assessors

Guidelines for Examiners & Assessors


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Sample Answers

The following are real answers to Tripos questions. Following each answer is an indication of the expected class of an essay at this level together with a brief justification. They are supposed to give you some idea of what the examiners are expecting to see. We are very grateful to those...


Read more at: Craig Taylor Prize

Craig Taylor Prize

The Faculty Board of Philosophy gives notice that the income from the Craig Taylor Fund will be divided into equal parts and will be used to provide the Craig Taylor Prizes. The prizes will be awarded by the Board of Examiners for Part IB and Part II of the Philosophy Tripos to the candidates with...


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Extended Essays & Dissertations

Part IB Information Sheet Tripos 2021 Part II Information Sheet Tripos 2021 Presentation of Extended Essays and Dissertations Two examples of good work - two dissertations that were marked as firsts: Resolutions and Strength of Will Do we need to be essentialists about biological species to show...


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Data Retention Policy

The following policy applies to the examinations forming the Philosophy Tripos, Parts IA, IB and II Routinely available data: Data Retention period Accessible through Final Mark Book Overall numerical marks for each individual paper, as agreed by the Board of Examiners at their final meeting...


Read more at: Part IA Past Exam Papers

Part IA Past Exam Papers

Paper 1 - Metaphysics Paper 2 - Ethics and Political Philosophy Paper 3 - Meaning (previously Logic) Paper 4 - Set Texts Paper 5 - Formal Methods (previously General Paper) Paper 1 - Metaphysics 2019 2018 2017 2016 2015 2014 2013 2012 2011 2010 2009 2008 2007 Paper 2 - Ethics & Political...


Read more at: Part IB Past Exam Papers

Part IB Past Exam Papers

Paper 1 - Metaphysics & Epistemology Paper 2 - Logic Paper 3 - Ethics Paper 4 - Greek and Roman Philosophy Paper 5 - Early Modern Philosophy Paper 6 - Philosophy of Science Paper 7 - Political Philosophy Paper 8 - Experimental Psychology Paper 9 - Essay Paper 1 - Metaphysics & Epistemology...


Read more at: Part II Past Exam Papers

Part II Past Exam Papers

Paper 1 - Metaphysics Paper 2 - Philosophy of Mind Paper 3 - Ethics Paper 4 - European Philosophy from Kant Paper 5 - Philosophy in the Long Middle Ages Paper 6 - Philosophy of Science Paper 7 - Mathematical Logic Paper 8 - Philosophical Logic Paper 9 - Wittgenstein (previously Special Subject)...


Read more at: Sample paper for Part II paper 9

Sample paper for Part II paper 9