Philosophy 11

Spring 2013

Number Title Instructor Days/time Room
11 Introduction to Philosophy of Religion Buchak MWF 12-1 2 LeConte

This course addresses basic questions in the philosophy of religion, primarily from the Western philosophical tradition. For example, does God exist? Should we believe in God? Are there such things as souls, and if so, how do they interact with the physical body? How should a just God punish us for our moral wrongdoing? Finally, is morality based on God’s commands? The course material will be arranged topically, rather than historically, and will be divided into four sections: arguments for and against the existence of God, epistemology, metaphysics, and morality.

Previously taught: SP11, SP10, SP09.