PHIL 205 Philosophy and Religion

This course explores the topic of religion in philosophical manner. Students will compare the ways in which philosophers like Spinoza, Maimonides, and Kierkegaard have engaged with religious texts, and they will grapple with classic texts in the philosophy of religion such as Hume's Dialogue Concerning Natural Religion, James' Varieties of Religious Experiences, and Nietzsche's Antichrist. In addition to studying philosophic analyses of religion, students will examine religious texts and beliefs from a variety of traditions and cultures.



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