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Medieval Philosophy: Islamic, Jewish, Christian

In this course we will read one or two major medieval Christian philosophers (e.g., Augustine and Aquinas), one or two major medieval Muslim philosophers (e.g. al-Ghazali and ibn Rushd [Averroes]) and one or two major medieval Jewish philosophers (e.g., Saadia and Maimonides). We will focus on some or all of the following themes: God's existence, God's nature, God's justice, the creation of the universe, the priority of reason versus faith, the literal versus metaphorical nature of religious language, and the soul's immortality.

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2018 Fall

Section Class Number Schedule/Time Instructor Location
01 9179 MWF
11:00 - 11:50 am
Lande,Nelson P W01-0053
Session: Regular
Class Dates: 09/04/2018 - 12/14/2018
Capacity: 30
Enrolled: 8
Status: Open
Credits: 3/3
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