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ASP327 - Philosophies of Religion: Western, Asian, and Contemporary Inquiries

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Enrolment modes:

(B, G, X)

Credit point(s):1
Offerings: Trimester 2
EFTSL value: 0.125
Unit chair:L Davis
Prerequisite:One other unit of Philosophy
Incompatible with: ASP206/306, ASP227
Note: Online teaching methods require internet access. Please refer to the most current computer specifications.

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

Two essays of 2000 words each, each worth 50%.

Unit Fee Information

Student Contribution Rate*Student Contribution Rate**Fee rate - Domestic Students Fee rate - International students
$733$733$2245$2364

* Rate for all CSP students, except for those who commenced Education and Nursing units pre 2010
** Rate for CSP students who commenced Education and Nursing units pre 2010
Please note: Unit fees listed do not apply to Deakin Prime students.

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