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Sugerido: 6 Modules; 2-3 hours of study per module...
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100 % en línea

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Comienza de inmediato y aprende a tu propio ritmo.
Fechas límite flexibles

Fechas límite flexibles

Restablece las fechas límite en función de tus horarios.
Nivel principiante

Nivel principiante

Horas para completar

Aprox. 13 horas para completar

Sugerido: 6 Modules; 2-3 hours of study per module...
Idiomas disponibles

Inglés (English)

Subtítulos: Inglés (English)

Programa - Qué aprenderás en este curso

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Introduction to the course

In this module Professor Duncan Pritchard welcomes you to the course and gives you a preview of our journey together over the next six weeks....
Reading
2 videos (Total 7 min), 4 readings
Video2 videos
Professor Duncan Pritchard introduces the course3m
Reading4 lecturas
About this course10m
Course assessments and exercises10m
Course textbook10m
Introductory Reading: Faith and Rationality10m
Horas para completar
1 horas para completar

Mind, Science, and Religion

Dr. Sarah Lane Ritchie starts us off with a tour of the relationship between the various brain sciences and religious belief....
Reading
5 videos (Total 27 min), 2 readings, 3 quizzes
Video5 videos
Lecture 1.2: Religious Belief and Embodiment4m
Lecture 1.3: Neural Correlates of Religious Belief7m
Lecture 1.4: Religious Belief and the Cognitive Science of Religion8m
Lecture 1.5: Religious Belief Disproved?3m
Reading2 lecturas
Introductory Reading: Does Contemporary Neuroscience Debunk Religious Belief?10m
Find out more...!10m
Quiz3 ejercicios de práctica
Test your understanding4m
Test your understanding2m
Module Quiz6m
Semana
2
Horas para completar
1 horas para completar

Science and Religion in the Public Realm

In this series of lectures, Professor John Evans describes a sociological approach to the question of religion and science that focuses on contemporary society. Using debates about fact claims and morality of human evolution as his continuing example, and with a focus on the relationship with science that religious and other citizens have with science, he describes three types of conflict. Unlike the philosophical and theological debate that focuses upon conflict over knowledge claims about the physical world, Evans shows how the contemporary debate for citizens is more likely to be about morality. ...
Reading
5 videos (Total 45 min), 1 reading, 6 quizzes
Video5 videos
Lecture 2.2 - Possible conflict between religion and science4m
Lecture 2.3 - Official Christian stances on the conflict9m
Lecture 2.4 - Views on human origins12m
Lecture 2.5 - Is the religious public in moral conflict with science?9m
Reading1 lecturas
Religion and Science: Beyond the Epistemological Conflict Narrative10m
Quiz6 ejercicios de práctica
Test your understanding4m
Test your understanding2m
Test your understanding2m
Test your understanding4m
Module Quiz6m
Assess the reading critically10m
Semana
3
Horas para completar
2 horas para completar

Religious Disagreement and Friendly Theism/Atheism

In this series of lectures Professor John Greco discusses the topic of religious disagreement. Part One considers two problems that we find in the epistemology of religion: The Problem of Evil (or Suffering) and The Problem of Divine Hiddenness. In these contexts, theists and atheists often accuse each other of irrationality. Even worse, each party of the debate explains that irrationality by positing some moral or intellectual flaw in the other. The basic idea is this: If you don’t see things the way I do, that must be due to some intellectual or moral flaw in you. Part Two introduces resources in social epistemology that help us to understand what is going on here. The main idea is that social location affects epistemic position-- that social location matters, epistemically speaking. This is a central lesson of contemporary social epistemology, and one that can be fruitfully adopted by religious epistemology as well. Part Three explores some further implications of a “social religious epistemology.” Most importantly, we see how moral and practical aspects of the social environment can have epistemic consequences....
Reading
4 videos (Total 47 min), 3 readings, 4 quizzes
Video4 videos
Lecture 3.2 - Social epistemology23m
Lecture 3.3 - Implications for religious epistemology9m
Lecture 3.4 - Conclusion3m
Reading3 lecturas
Introductory Reading: Are Theism and Atheism Totally Opposed?10m
Further reading10m
Testimony and the Transmission of Religious Knowledge10m
Quiz4 ejercicios de práctica
Test your understanding!6m
Test your understanding!6m
Module Quiz6m
Assess the reading critically2m
Semana
4
Horas para completar
4 horas para completar

The Hiddenness Argument and the Contribution of Philosophy

In this series of lectures, Professor John Schellenberg introduces and explains a new argument for atheism known as the hiddenness argument. He highlights the self-imposed limitations of this way of reasoning, which is aimed at ruling out just one candidate for the status of a divine reality, the notion of a personal divine. He then clarifies the relations between this approach to the question of God's existence and other features of the contemporary landscape in philosophy and science – including the philosophical problem of evil, certain results of the cognitive science of religion, and recent moral changes suggesting cultural evolution....
Reading
5 videos (Total 41 min), 2 readings, 6 quizzes
Video5 videos
Lecture 4.2 - Main objections to the argument6m
Lecture 4.3 - Responses to the objections14m
Lecture 4.4 - The relationship between religion and science7m
Lecture 4.5 - Philosophy's contribution to the theism debates5m
Reading2 lecturas
Introductory Reading: Is God Hidden, Or Does God Simply Not Exist?10m
Divine Hiddenness and Human Philosophy10m
Quiz5 ejercicios de práctica
Test your understanding6m
Test your understanding2m
Module Quiz6m
Test your understanding4m
Assess the reading critically2m
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Beneficio de la carrera

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consiguió un beneficio tangible en su carrera profesional gracias a este curso

Principales revisiones

por CWJun 10th 2018

This was a first class course in all respects. The calibre of the lecturers was very high indeed and they all made the material very accessible.

por EMDec 8th 2017

Refreshing to be updated with the latest developments in epistemology and philosophy of religion among others.

Instructores

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Dr Orestis Palermos

Research Explorer
School of Philosophy
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Dr Mark Harris

Senior Lecturer in Science and Religion
School of Divinity
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Professor Duncan Pritchard

Professor of Philosophy
University of Edinburgh
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Dr J Adam Carter

Researcher
Epistemology - Philosphy

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