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The Philosophy of Religion
An introduction to the philosophy of religion. Topics include classical and contemporary arguments for the existence of God, debates concerning the nature of God, the problem of evil, the significance of religious experience, the relationship between faith and reason, possible tensions between science and religion, whether God is important to morality, and the possibility of life after death.
Approx. 60 pages reading per week, 2 papers (one is 5 pages, the other is 10 pages), four in-class quizzes, section participation, final exam.
Section participation 10%; quizzes 15%; two papers 25% each; final exam 25%.