Units of Study

RLST2613 - Philosophy of Religion: East and West

Semester 1, 2011  |  Credit Points: 6

Coordinator: Jay Johnston

Description

This unit examines a number of topics that are traditionally taken to demarcate the philosophy of religion. Primary among these are questions concerning the existence of an Ultimate Source or God and the nature of Self. Topics considered include ontology and radical difference, ethics, concepts of life after death and the soul. The implications of religious pluralism for religious faith will also be discussed.

Assessments

1x1000wd short essay (30%), 1x2500wd long essay (45%), 1x5-7min class presentation (500wds equivalent) (15%), tutorial participation (10%)

Classes

1x2-hr lecture/week, 1x1-hr tutorial/week

Prohibitions

RLST2013

Assumed Knowledge

12 Junior credit points of Religion Studies, or their equivalent to be assessed by the Department

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