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Introduction to Topics in Jewish Philosophy (PHI200)

Location: 
Maalot, Jerusalem, and other authorized locations.
Length: 
39 hours (13 weeks).
Dates: 

September 2009 - Present. 

Instructional delivery format: 
Traditional classroom model
Learner Outcomes: 

Upon successful completion of the course, students will be able to: understand deeper meanings of the Mitzvot as a system of human development, according to traditional sources in Jewish thought and philosophy and demonstrate how the Mitzvot relates to contemporary philosophical and psychological issues.

Instruction: 

Major topics covered in the course are: the philosophy of mitzvot, faith and reason, free will, the purpose of Torah study, Torah study for women in the modern world, self knowledge and character development, loving G-d and loving other human beings, honoring parents. Topics may vary. Methods of instruction include lecture, discussion, and textual preparation.

Credit recommendation: 

In the lower division baccalaureate/associate degree category, 3 semester hours in Jewish Philosophy, Ethics, Hebraic/Judaic Studies, or Religious Studies (10/10) (8/15 revalidation).

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