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

Unit details

Year2019 unit information
Enrolment modes:Trimester 2: Burwood (Melbourne), Waurn Ponds (Geelong), Cloud (online)
Credit point(s):1
EFTSL value:0.125
Trimester 2 Unit Chair:

Patrick Stokes





Incompatible with: ASP206/306, ASP327
Scheduled learning activities - campus

1 x 2 hour Seminar per week

Scheduled learning activities - cloud (online)

1 x 2 hour online Seminar per week


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 1 (Individual) Essay (2000 words) - 50%

Assessment 2 (Individual) Essay (2000 words) - 50%

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