Philosophy of religion
|Course code module||FLWFM00800|
|Study load (hours)||168|
|Instructor(s)||Walter Van Herck|
|Language of instruction:||Dutch|
|Semester exam information:||exam in the 1st semester|
|Contract restriction information:|
None different from the general prerequisites required for entering MA in Philosophy.
2. Objectives (expected learning outcomes)
To gain knowledge of - and insight into - the relevance of philosophical and anthropological theories of myth, ritual and their interrelation.
3. Course content
The content of this course is changed annually.
2008-2009: Due to a shift in humanities from a substantial to a functional definition of religion is becomes ever more difficult to grasp the concept of religion. Returning to basic categories as myth and ritual allows us to make the blurred concept of religion more precise. Discussion of debates on myth, ritual and their interrelation.
4. Teaching method
Direct contact: LecturesSeminars (possible question and answer sessions)
5. Assessment method
Exam: Oral, with written preparation
Written assignment: With oral presentation
6. Compulsory reading – study material
Texts discussed during class will be made available in pdf-format via Blackboard.
7. Recommended reading - study material
laatste aanpassing: last update: 17/12/2009 10:56 walter.vanherck