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PHIL 205
Philosophy of Religion


Credits: 5
Clock Hours per Quarter: 50

AA Discipline: [Humanities]

Lecture Hours:50


Description
Examines the notions of God through topics which include the existence and nature of God, the problem of evil, issues in religious ethics, and the relationship between faith and reason, including the question of miracles. Recommended: READ 088 or higher and ENGL 097.

Intended Learning Outcomes
  • Explain the primary concepts in philosophy of religion; for example, the traditional proofs for the existence of God, the problem of evil, miracles, faith and reason.
  • Demonstrate an understanding of the primary concepts involved in the relationship of science and religion; for example, evolution theory, intelligent design, naturalism, and creationism.
  • Identify some of the contributions from several eminent philosophers and thinkers in the area of philosophy of religion; for example, Anselm, Aquinas, Kant, Hume, Pascal, James, Freud, Hick, Russell, Dawkins, and Gould.

  • Course Topics
  • Existence and nature of God
  • Problem of evil
  • Issues in religious ethics
  • Relationship between faith and reason, including the question of miracles

  • Syllabi Listing See ALL Quarters
    Course
    Year Quarter
    Item
    Instructor  
    PHIL 205
    Spring 2013
    8060
    Phil Muthersbaugh
    PHIL 205
    Winter 2013
    8005
    Phil Muthersbaugh
    PHIL 205
    Fall 2012
    6009
    James Bower
    PHIL 205
    Spring 2010
    6826
    James Bower
    PHIL 205
    Spring 2007
    6660
    James Bower


    Two Year Projected Schedule

    Year One* Year Two**
    Fall
    Winter
    Spring
    Summer
    Mini 
    Fall
    Winter
    Spring
    Summer
    Mini
     
     
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    *If fall quarter starts on an odd year (2003, 2005, etc.), it's Year One.
    **
    If fall quarter starts on an even year (2002, 2004, etc.), it's Year Two.