PHIL 262 - Introduction to the Philosophy of Religion
Fall 2014, Section 001
Instruction Mode: Section 001 is (see other Sections below)
Subject: Philosophy (PHIL)
Department: LSA Philosophy
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Details

Credits:
4
Requirements & Distribution:
HU
Waitlist Capacity:
99
Waitlist Notes:
philosophy.staff@umich.edu
Repeatability:
May not be repeated for credit.
Primary Instructor:

Description

This course will serve as an introduction to the philosophy of religion. The primary question that we will investigate is whether we should believe that God exists. However, we will also address additional related questions in ethics, epistemology, metaphysics, the philosophy of mind, and decision theory. Such related questions may include: What observations could confirm or deny the existence of God? What is the relationship between the existence of God and morality? Does faith give us a reason to believe in God? Do we have souls? The focus of the course will be on philosophical questions arising from the assumptions shared by most conceptions of God. As such, we will not spend significant time interpreting religious texts or investigating the specific tenants of particular religions.

Course Requirements:

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Intended Audience:

First or second year undergraduates with no background in philosophy

Class Format:

mix of lecture and discussion

Schedule

PHIL 262 - Introduction to the Philosophy of Religion
Schedule Listing
001 (LEC)
 In Person
26032
Open
1
 
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MW 4:00PM - 5:00PM
002 (DIS)
 In Person
26033
Open
1
 
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MW 5:00PM - 6:00PM

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