Tyler W. Hildebrand
Study of selected topics and problems in the philosophy of religion, such as: arguments for the existence of God; the problem of evil; atheism; faith; religious experience and revelation; the attributes of God; miracles; immortality; and the relation between religion and morality. Readings from historical and contemporary authors.
In this course, we shall study five central issues in contemporary philosophy of religion: ontological arguments, teleological arguments, the problem of evil, hell and salvation, and science and religion. Time permitting, we shall examine a contemporary argument against philosophical naturalism (the view that there are no supernatural entities of any kind). TEXT: The Problem of Evil, Marilyn McCord Adams and Robert Merrihew Adams, eds.
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