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ATS2861: God, freedom and evil

Faculty of Arts

God, freedom and evil

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This unit addresses the question whether there are successful arguments for or against the existence of gods. The unit begins by considering what it would take for something to be a successful argument for or against the existence of gods. It then goes on to investigate a range of arguments for and against the existence of gods, and attempts to determine whether any of these arguments is successful.


1 - Other - 10% 2 - Other - 15% 3 - Essay - 45% 4 - Take home final assessment - 30%


Minimum total expected workload to achieve the learning outcomes for this unit is 144 hours per semester typically comprising a mixture of scheduled learning activities and independent study. Scheduled activities may include a combination of teacher directed learning, peer directed learning and online engagement.