Philosophy | Philosophy of Religion
P371 | 26589 | Spade


This course will investigate traditional issues in the Philosophy of
Religion. Topics will include: argument for and against the existence
of God; the traditional divine attributes; the consistency of the
divine attributes; miracles; the problem of evil; the nature of
religion experience.

Textbooks:

David Hume, Dialogues concerning Natural Religion (Hackett).
Rudolf Otto, The Idea of the Holy (Oxford).

plus a series of articles and readings that will be made available
onlne.

This is an Intensive Writing class, and enrollment will be strictly
limited to twenty-five. Requirements will include three term papers,
one of which will be rewritten in response to comments and criticisms.