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Philosophy of Religion: Reason & Belief - RLST2614

Year - 2019

This unit introduces students to the subfield Philosophy of Religion, from a cross-cultural perspective. It provides an overview of central topics, including the nature of existence, free will, immorality, and life after death. The unit's central case study is an examination of debates about reason and belief. How are these modes of knowledge understood and valued? How are they understood to relate to one another? Are they the only options available? What role do they play in understanding cultural difference and religious practice in the contemporary world?

Classes
1x2hr lecture/week, 1x1hr tutorial/week

Assessment
participation (10%), 1x2500wd essay (50%), 1x2000wd presentation and paper (40%)

Pre-requisites

12 credit points at 1000 level in Studies in Religion

Prohibitions

RLST2014

Details

Faculty: Arts and Social Sciences

Semester 1

25 Feb 2019

Department/School: Studies in Religion
Study Mode: Normal (lecture/lab/tutorial) day
Census Date: 31 Mar 2019
Unit of study level: Senior
Credit points: 6.0
EFTSL: 0.125
Available for study abroad and exchange: Yes
Faculty/department permission required? No
Location
Camperdown
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