Philosophy, Science and Religion mark three of the most fundamental modes of thinking about the world and our place in it. Are these modes incompatible? Put another way: is the intellectually responsible thing to do to ‘pick sides’ and identify with one of these approaches at the exclusion of others? Or, are they complementary or mutually supportive? As is typical of questions of such magnitude, the devil is in the details. For example, it is important to work out what is really distinctive about each of these ways of inquiring about the world. In order to gain some clarity here, we’ll be investigating what some of the current leading thinkers in philosophy, science and religion are actually doing.
Philosophy, Science and Religion: Philosophy and ReligionThe University of Edinburgh
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TOP REVIEWS FROM PHILOSOPHY, SCIENCE AND RELIGION: PHILOSOPHY AND RELIGION
The course was really beneficial especially for people who want to know deeper information about the truth of the begging, the main argue and how people are different in thinking.
Good course but it seemed to end abruptly. It was missing some type of conclusory module that tied the segments together. Overall, the course was interesting and worth the time.
It is a good course that provide a basic understanding for inter-relation between religion and philosophy as both of the believe systems have existed since hundred years ago
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.
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