PHIL 262 - Introduction to the Philosophy of Religion
Section: 101
Term: SP 2010
Subject: Philosophy (PHIL)
Department: LSA Philosophy
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Philosophy of Religion is a good gateway to philosophy for beginning students. Unlike many other philosophy courses, it addresses philosophical questions students are likely to have considered about before taking their first philosophy course, for example, the question of how to reconcile the existence of a benevolent, all-powerful and all-knowing God with the existence of worldly evil. The course begins by examining traditional arguments for the existence of the God of the world's major monotheistic religions. It then moves to a consideration of problem of evil, the relation of religion and morality, and the question of religious tolerance.

Intended audience: First and second year students.

Course Requirements: six short quizzes, two short papers (1,500 words each), and a final exam.

PHIL 262 - Introduction to the Philosophy of Religion
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101 (LEC)
TuTh 1:00PM - 4:00PM
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ISBN: 0195393597
Philosophy of religion : selected readings, Author: edited by Michael Peterson ... [et al.]., Publisher: Oxford University Press 4th ed. 2010
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