God & Morality - PHI00007I

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  • Department: Philosophy
  • Module co-ordinator: Dr. David Efird
  • Credit value: 10 credits
  • Credit level: I
  • Academic year of delivery: 2019-20

Related modules

Pre-requisite modules

  • None

Co-requisite modules

  • None

Module will run

Occurrence Teaching cycle
A Autumn Term 2019-20

Module aims

Subject content
to investigates whether God must, or even can, provide a foundation for morality.

Academic and graduate skills
to develop students' abilities to explain clearly, concisely, and accurately a dialectic, to engage critically with it, and to develop their own views on the dialectic.

Module learning outcomes

Subject content

  • to assess whether features of morality provide evidence for the existence of God,
  • to assess divine command theories of meta-ethics,
  • to assess whether features of religious faith are in tension with requirements of morality.


Academic and graduate skills
to be able to engage critically with a philosophical debate in order to develop their own, considered view on the debate.

Assessment

Task Length % of module mark
Essay/coursework
God & Morality - Essay
N/A 100

Special assessment rules

None

Reassessment

Task Length % of module mark
Essay/coursework
God & Morality - Essay
N/A 100

Module feedback

Written feedback on formative work will normally be available within two weeks of submission.
Written feedback on assessed summative work will be available within four weeks of its submission.

Indicative reading

William J. Wainwright, Religion and Morality (Aldershot: Ashgate, 2005)



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