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ASP227 - Philosophies of Religion: Western, Asian, and Contemporary Inquiries

Unit details

Year2017 unit information
Enrolment modes:Trimester 2: Burwood (Melbourne), Waurn Ponds (Geelong), Cloud (online)
Credit point(s):1
EFTSL value:0.125
Unit chair:

Patrick Stokes

Prerequisite:

Nil

Corequisite:

Nil

Incompatible with: ASP206/306, ASP327
Contact hours:

Campus: 1 x 2 hour Seminar per week.

Cloud (online): Learning experiences are via CloudDeakin.

Content

This unit undertakes a critical examination of the reasoning behind theologies and philosophical arguments in the major religions, Western and Asian. The issues range from the existence of God to the theodicy, evil, worldviews. Traditional onto-theological claims are tested against critiques from feminism, secularism, science, new atheism, and post colonialism.

Assessment

Essays, 50% each, 2000 words x 2

Unit Fee Information

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