Religion and Philosophy (RPH) Courses

Descriptions of courses offered in the Religion and Philosophy Department

RPH 3003 Introduction to Philosophy

Three hours

A survey of the main areas of philosophy, including metaphysics, epistemology, ethics, and philosophy of religion. Students should develop their critical reading skills, their ability to analyze difficult but rewarding philosophical texts, and their ability to advance a single, clear argument on philosophical issues. Additionally, students should become more comfortable speaking about philosophical problems and concerns and they should know more about the relationship between the Christian faith and contemporary philosophy. Prerequisites: EGL 1023 and HST 1013 or HST 1023.

Offered fall, spring semesters

RPH 4423 Ethics

Three hours

A comprehensive and critical study of morality. Topics include metaethics, normative ethics, and applied ethics. Prerequisite: RPH 3003 or POL 3003.

Offered fall, spring semesters

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