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Science and Religion

Enrolment code: HPA274/374

Offered: Launceston: semester 1, Distance education: semester 1

Unit description:

Introduces students to important philosophical issues in the history of the encounter between religion and science through study of the major sources of conflict between them. Important themes to be explored include the arguments surrounding opposed models of the universe and the methods and theories underlying scientific and religious debate.

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Unit weight 12.5% To see normal University Admission requirements
Teaching pattern int: 2 hrs lectures weekly, 1-hr tutorial fortnightly (13 wks); dist.ed: instructional package Timetable
Prerequisites 25% level 100 Arts or Science  
Mutual exclusions HPA283/383  
Assessment mode 2,000-word assignment (40%), 3-hr exam (60%) Examinations timetable (Users will need to know their login name (POP account) and password)
Required texts etc Book of readings available from the School Library Catalogue
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Majors: [Discipline and school information] Philosophy
Logic and Philosophy of Science
Courses Bachelor of Arts (See also combined degrees)  
Faculty website Faculty of Arts  
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