Undergraduate Course: Philosophy of Religion (PHIL10007)
|School||School of Philosophy, Psychology and Language Sciences
||College||College of Humanities and Social Science
|Credit level (Normal year taken)||SCQF Level 10 (Year 3 Undergraduate)
||Availability||Available to all students
|Summary||These seminars will cover a range of issues in contemporary philosophy of religion. Topics that we will cover include: reason and faith; the nature of religious language,; issues connected with the idea of God, including the concepts of eternity and omnipotence and omniscience; arguments for belief in God; the problem of evil; and the relation of religion to morality.
The course will cover a range of issues in contemporary philosophy of religion. Topics covered will include reason and faith; the nature of religious language; issues connected with the idea of God, including the concepts of eternity and omnipotence; arguments for belief in God (including ontological, cosmological and teleological arguments); the problem of evil; the relation of religion to morality.
Information for Visiting Students
|Pre-requisites||Visiting students should have at least 3 Philosophy courses at grade B or above (or be predicted to obtain this). We will only consider University/College level courses.
|High Demand Course?
Course Delivery Information
|Academic year 2017/18, Available to all students (SV1)
|Learning and Teaching activities (Further Info)
Lecture Hours 22,
Summative Assessment Hours 2,
Programme Level Learning and Teaching Hours 4,
Directed Learning and Independent Learning Hours
|Assessment (Further Info)
|Additional Information (Assessment)
||Mid-Term Essay (40%)
Final Essay (60%)
|No Exam Information
|Course organiser||Dr Patrick Todd
Tel: (0131 6)51 5179
|Course secretary||Miss Ann-Marie Cowe
Tel: (0131 6)50 3961