Faculty of Arts
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|Faculty||Faculty of Arts|
|Offered||Clayton First semester 2013 (Off-campus)|
Clayton Second semester 2013 (Off-campus)
Clayton Summer semester A 2013 (Off-campus)
|Coordinator(s)||Professor Graham Oppy|
Previously coded PHL2670
This unit treates three topics in philosophy of religion. First, it consider the epistemology of religious belief, focussing on different views concerning the proper relationship of evidence to religious belief (as in the views of Clifford, James, Plantinga, and others). Second, it looks at the divine attributes, and the philosophical accounts that can be given of, for example, omnipotence, omniscience, simplicity, and eternity. Third, it examines religious pluralism, and the range of responses that can be made to diverse views about the achievement of salvation.
Written work (2500 words): 60%
Two hours (one 1-hour lecture and one 1-hour tutorial) per week