Assessment: Essay 100%
To use the resources of philosophy in order to think in a cogent and meaningful way about religion.
What do we mean by ‘God’?
Is religious faith reasonable?
Cosmological Arguments for the existence of God
Teleological arguments for the existence of God
Ontological arguments for the existence of God
Experiential arguments for the existence of God
Modes of discourse about God
What does it mean to say that God is ‘all-powerful’ and ‘all-knowing’
The Problem of Evil
Do miracles exist?
The argument from morality to God
Is there life after death?
19th century challenges to theism: Feuerbach, Marx, and Freud
- — Identify some of the main issues in the Philosophy of Religion
- — Critically evaluate major arguments in this discipline
- — Develop and defend one’s own position.