Philosophy, Science and Religion: Philosophy and Religion

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This course asks important questions about the age-old debate between science and religion, such as:

  • what kind of conflicts are there between religion and science?
  • is belief in science also a kind of fundamentalism?
  • does current cognitive science of religion effectively explain away God?

Gain a broader understanding of the key philosophical approaches to the interface between science and religion through readings, videos and short quizzes.

Understand the main parameters at stake in the current debate between science and religion with this series of courses, including:

Completing all three courses will give you a broader understanding of this fascinating topic.

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Learner reviews
In this series, the designers wonderfully weaved the relationship between the three apparently diverse disciplines (philosophy, science and religion) in a cohesive narrative, making one's understanding richer.
Summary
  • Programme type
    Course: study a subject through videos, articles, discussions and quizzes
  • Cost and certification
    Free, with option to upgrade for a certificate
  • Duration
    6 weeks
  • Weekly effort
    2-3 hours
  • Difficulty level
    Introductory
  • Course platform
    Coursera
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