Philosophy of Religion

Philosophy of Religion is a branch of philosophy that concerns itself with the study of religion, including arguments regarding nature, the existence of God, religious languages, the problem of evil and the interrelationship between religion and other value systems such as inter alia science and ethics.

After studying this course, you should be able to:



1. understand what is meant with "God" and "religion";

2. understand the main questions in respect of philosophy of religion;

3. have a better sense of the differences between philosophical questions and other kinds of questions or arguments;

4. consider objectively the relation between belief and evidence, faith, and proof;

5. understand and be able to express several philosophical theories taking a position in the debates over the issues mentioned in this course; and

6. identify and use relevant evidence to offer reasons for and against the various theories about religious belief.



- Outcomes

- Section I: What is Philosophy of Religion

- Section II: Philosophy of Religion and Sciences

- Section III: Does a Supreme Being exist?

- Section IV: What can be a Supreme Being?

- Section V: Philosophy of Religion and Evil

- Bibliography

- Quiz Validation