PHIL 262 - Introduction to the Philosophy of Religion
Section: 001
Term: FA 2010
Subject: Philosophy (PHIL)
Department: LSA Philosophy
Credits:
4
Requirements & Distribution:
HU
Other:
Theme
Repeatability:
May not be repeated for credit.
Primary Instructor:

This course is an introduction to philosophy, by way of religion. We will take a critical (not scripture-based) look at the idea, common to the major Western monotheistic faiths, of a single, perfect God. Does the unlikely existence of life and the precise natural order of the world around us make more sense if we posit such a being? Or does all the evil in the world count as evidence against a perfect creator? We will examine these and other arguments for and against God's existence. We will also discuss whether modern science offers a picture of the world compatible with and complimentary to religion, or if it provides an alternative and better world view that leaves the religious picture outmoded.

PHIL 262 - Introduction to the Philosophy of Religion
Schedule Listing
001 (LEC)
 
45186
Closed
0
 
-
TuTh 9:00AM - 10:00AM
002 (DIS)
P
45187
Closed
0
 
-
TuTh 10:00AM - 11:00AM
003 (DIS)
P
45188
Closed
0
 
-
TuTh 11:00AM - 12:00PM
004 (DIS)
P
45666
Closed
0
 
-
TuTh 12:00PM - 1:00PM
The partner U-M / Barnes & Noble Education textbook website is the official way for U-M students to view their upcoming textbook or course material needs, whether they choose to buy from Barnes & Noble Education or not. Students also can view a customized list of their specific textbook needs by clicking a "View/Buy Textbooks" link in their course schedule in Wolverine Access.

Click the button below to view and buy textbooks for PHIL 262.001

View/Buy Textbooks
Syllabi are available to current LSA students. IMPORTANT: These syllabi are provided to give students a general idea about the courses, as offered by LSA departments and programs in prior academic terms. The syllabi do not necessarily reflect the assignments, sequence of course materials, and/or course expectations that the faculty and departments/programs have for these same courses in the current and/or future terms.

Click the button below to view historical syllabi for PHIL 262 (UM login required)

View Historical Syllabi
The Atlas system, developed by the Center for Academic Innovation, provides additional information about: course enrollments; academic terms and instructors; student academic profiles (school/college, majors), and previous, concurrent, and subsequent course enrollments.

CourseProfile (Atlas)