PHL2670 - Philosophy of religion
6 points, SCA Band 1, 0.125 EFTSL
Undergraduate Faculty of Arts
Leader(s): Graham Oppy
Clayton First semester 2009 (Day)
This unit will concentrate on assessment of the claim that the world was created by one or more deities. Traditional arguments for and against the existence of deities-such as ontological arguments, cosmological arguments, design arguments, moral arguments, arguments from miracles, arguments from revelation, arguments from scripture, arguments from religious experience, arguments from evil, Pascal's wager, arguments from the incompatibility of divine attributes, arguments from the will to believe, and so on-will be considered.
Written work: 60% (2500 words)
2 hours (1 x 1 hour lecture and 1 x 1 hour tutorial) per week