University Course Planner The University of Adelaide Australia

PHIL 3032 - God, Faith and Infinity: Philosophy of Religion

Career: Undergraduate
Units: 3
Term: Semester 1
Campus: North Terrace
Contact: Up to 3 hours per week
Available for Study Abroad and Exchange: Yes
Available for Non-Award Study: Yes
Pre-Requisite: At least 6 units of Level II undergraduate study
Incompatible: PHIL 2044
Assessment: Short Essay (25%), Research Essay (55%), Small Group Discovery tasks (20%).
Syllabus:

Most people, historically and today, have religious beliefs of one kind or another. Those beliefs are often deeply important to their holders, providing the framework for their entire worldview. In this course, we will investigate a number of issues about religious worldviews – about their content (Is religious language to be taken literally or metaphorically? What is the nature of God and its attributes?), as well as about their reasonableness (Are there good arguments for or against the existence of God? Do we have good evidence for belief in God – and what is good evidence anyway?). The focus of the course will be on the Abrahamic religions (Christianity, Islam, and Judaism), which share similar conceptions of the role of God and its nature. The course welcomes students both with and without religious commitments, and is run in a spirit of respectful yet rigorous inquiry.

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Units
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Amount
3
0.125
          
  


Course Outline

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Critical Dates

Term Last Day to Add Online Census Date Last Day to WNF Last Day to WF
Semester 1 Mon 16/03/2020 Thu 26/03/2020 Fri 08/05/2020 Fri 12/06/2020


Class Details

Enrolment Class: Lecture
Class Nbr Section Size Available Dates Days Time Location
11114 LE01 80 35 4 Mar - 1 Apr Wednesday 11am - 1pm Lower Napier, LG28, Lecture Theatre
29 Apr - 10 Jun Wednesday 11am - 1pm Lower Napier, LG28, Lecture Theatre
Related Class: Workshop
Class Nbr Section Size Available Dates Days Time Location
11115 WR01 80 35 12 Mar - 9 Apr Thursday 11am - 12pm Horace Lamb, 422, Teaching Room
7 May - 4 Jun Thursday 11am - 12pm Horace Lamb, 422, Teaching Room