PHIL208 - God, Religion and Evil
Prerequisites: 10 cp from 100-level unit in Philosophy
Teaching Organisation: This unit involves 150 hours of focused learning, or the equivalent of 10 hours per week for 15 weeks. The total includes formally structured learning activities such as lectures, tutorials, online learning, video-conferencing, or supervision. The remaining hours typically involve reading, research, and the preparation of tasks for assessment.
This unit explores a range of issues in the philosophy of religion and philosophical theology concerning God's existence and nature, the possibility of religious thought and language, the nature of religious faith and its relationship to rationality, and the challenges posed by evil and suffering.