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Science, Philosophy, and Judaism (PHI403)

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: demonstrate a firm grasp of major issues in contemporary scientific theory and methodology as well as an ability to address those issues from the perspective of traditional Jewish thought.

Instruction: 

Topics covered in this course are: how recent developments in science cohere with basic tenets of Judaism; presuppositions of scientific methodology; the limits of science; conflict resolution within science and between science and Judaism; scientific presuppositions of Judaism. Methods of instruction include lecture, discussion, and textual preparation.

Credit recommendation: 

In the upper division baccalaureate degree category, 3 semester hours in Philosophy, Religion, Judaic/Hebraic Studies, or General Science (10/10) (8/15 revalidation).

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