Explores the philosophical issues involved with religion as a universal human phenomenon. Topics include definitions of religion, proofs for the existence of God, the nature and variety of religious experience, the immortality of the soul, the problem of evil, the relation between religion and ethics, and the relation between science and religion. The course examines the philosophy of religion from a multicultural perspective. It includes readings from the most influential religious traditions.
Advisory: This is an upper-level philosophy course. Students should have knowledge equivalent to an introductory philosophy course before enrolling.
Semester Hours: 3
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