Introduction to the Philosophy of Religion

Introduction to the Philosophy of Religion
Existence and nature of God, God's foreknowledge and man's free will, faith, immortality, and religious experience and language.
 Hours3.0 Credit, 3.0 Lecture, 0.0 Lab
 TaughtFall, Winter
 ProgramsContaining PHIL 215
Course Outcomes


Know central problems in philosophy of religion, and traditional responses to those problems; know central figures and texts in philosophy of religion.

Figures and Topics

Know and evaluate major arguments for God's existence, and learn how to examine the role of reason and evidence in religious belief.

Critical Reading and Writing

Practice philosophical analysis and argument orally and in writing; write a cogent and well-researched essay on the philosophy of religion.