Philosophy of Religion
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A detailed examination of selected issues in the field of philosophy of religion, this paper is designed to extend your knowledge of philosophy of religion and enhance analytic skills through close reading and evaluation of central texts. Independent learning and mastery of course material will be developed by three short individual quizzes, nine short tutorial assignments submitted as individual pieces of work after collaborating on the material in class activities and one essay based on set readings.
Students who successfully complete the paper should be able to:
Reason and analyse
In addition to increasing analytical skills and refining the ability to evaluate arguments, students will learn how to bracket out personal beliefs and positions in order to focus on arguments and subject them to rigorous philosophical scrutiny. At no point will the personal beliefs of students be subject to direct evaluation.Linked to the following assessments:
The internal assessment/exam ratio (as stated in the University Calendar) is 100:0. There is no final exam. The final exam makes up 0% of the overall mark.
The internal assessment/exam ratio (as stated in the University Calendar) is 100:0 or 0:0, whichever is more favourable for the student. The final exam makes up either 0% or 0% of the overall mark.
Error: Assessment components must add up to 100%
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|Component Description||Due Date||Time||Percentage of overall mark||Submission Method||Compulsory|
|1. Tutorial Exercises: 9||
|2. Mastery Quizzes: 3||
4 Sep 2020
No set time
16 Oct 2020
No set time
Required and Recommended Readings*
There is a total of 150 hours learning time. This includes contact hours, assessment and personal study time. Video content is included in contact time. It is important that you allocate most of your time to preparing for class discussions and assessment items. Students are expected to attend all classes.
Linkages to Other Papers*
Prerequisite papers: Students must have completed at least one philosophy paper at the 100 or 200 level.
Restricted papers: PHIL305