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Philosophy, Science and Religion mark three of the most fundamental modes of thinking about the world and our place in it. Are these modes incompatible? Put another way: is the intellectually responsible thing to do to ‘pick sides’ and identify with one of these approaches at the exclusion of others? Or, are they complementary or mutually supportive? As is typical of questions of such magnitude, the devil is in the details. For example, it is important to work out what is really distinctive about each of these ways of inquiring about the world. In order to gain some clarity here, we’ll be investigating what some of the current leading thinkers in philosophy, science and religion are actually doing. This course, entitled ‘Philosophy and Religion’, is the second of three related courses in our Philosophy, Science and Religion Online series, and in this course we will ask important questions about the age-old debate between science and religion, such as: • What kind of conflicts are there between religion and science? • Does current cognitive science of religion effectively explain away God? • If there is a God who has made us so that we can know him, why do some people not believe? • Is belief in science also a kind of fundamentalism? • What makes us good at getting, giving, or sharing, knowledge? Is this different when it is religious knowledge? The first course in the Philosophy, Science and Religion series, 'Science and Philosophy' was launched early in 2017 and you can sign up to it at any time. The third course —‘Religion and Science’—will be launched early in 2018. Completing all three courses will give you a broader understanding of this fascinating topic. Look for: • Philosophy, Science and Religion I: Science and Philosophy https://www.coursera.org/learn/philosophy-science-religion-1/ • Philosophy, Science and Religion III: Religion and Science Upon successful completion of all three courses, students will: (1) Understand the main parameters at stake in the current debate between science and religion. (2) Have some familiarity with the relevant areas of science that feature in the debate—including cosmology, evolution, and the neurosciences—and will have begun to engage with them conceptually. (3) Have encountered key philosophical approaches to the interface between science and religion, and will have had the opportunity to engage them in practice. (4) Have embarked constructively in cross-disciplinary conversations. (5) Have demonstrated an openness to personal growth through a commitment to dialogue across intellectual and spiritual boundaries. You can also follow us on Twitter at https://twitter.com/EdiPhilOnline and you can follow the hashtag #psrmooc...

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CW

Jun 10, 2018

This was a first class course in all respects. The calibre of the lecturers was very high indeed and they all made the material very accessible.

EM

Dec 08, 2017

Refreshing to be updated with the latest developments in epistemology and philosophy of religion among others.

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par Aman S

Nov 15, 2017

Very informative and Well designed course to dive into the field of Philosophy, Science and Religion.

par Derrick J R

Sep 25, 2017

I love this subject matter, I just wish the tests where a wee bit tougher. I think these courses should be mandatory at least in high school and especially college. Thank you to the staff for putting together a fun class. Maybe next time make the course 18 weeks similar to a real university course, I would love that.

par Jared E

Jun 02, 2018

Honestly, it was pretty lackluster. An entire module (the one on the hiddenness argument) was absolutely irrelevant, but pretended to be otherwise. This course is mostly philosophers who lack experience with religion discussing religion. The focus on Scientism would also be better placed in the Science and Religion course.

par A K

Dec 26, 2018

I thoroughly enjoyed the three part course on "Philosophy, Science and Religion" by the University of Edinburgh. A BIG THANK YOU to those who put these courses together.

Philosophy is the ultimate mother of all knowledge, and irrespective of one's specific subject interest and expertise, makes one even more interested and deeper, by making the thinking and ideas fundamentally clearer. In this series, the designers wonderfully weaved the relationship between the three apparently diverse disciplines in a cohesive narrative, making ones understanding richer! THANK YOU!

I Look forward to other courses from you all!

par BILAL S

Feb 10, 2019

awasome

par René D N A

Feb 12, 2019

buenísimo

par Nicholas P

Feb 19, 2019

Really interesting and well put together course.

par Fogan A

Mar 09, 2019

I like the course. it helps me understand many things! thanks

par Roman K

Aug 16, 2018

great course

par Gurucharan R

Aug 18, 2018

Very intuitive to get to know the fundamentals of the Religions, Science and Philosophy.

par William M M

Sep 07, 2018

Excellent, addictive course.

par Leonidas T

Sep 12, 2017

Really interesting. New optics, new way of thinking. Thank you

par sean

Oct 08, 2017

A very thought-provoking and well measured course in its approach to the subjects.

par Nicanor B

Sep 19, 2017

Excellent course

par Saúl A

Oct 26, 2017

The content and the explanations given in this course are really clear, interesting and fruitful

par Mostafa M E

Sep 13, 2017

great course discuss a very interesting and important points

par Dana R

Feb 18, 2018

Awesome class!! I was very engaged, and I loved the content!

par Essaq A R

Feb 16, 2018

thank you for offering this coure

par Christopher W

Jun 10, 2018

This was a first class course in all respects. The calibre of the lecturers was very high indeed and they all made the material very accessible.

par Alejandro G J

Apr 20, 2018

It was a great and interesting course

par Kingsley C K

Dec 25, 2017

Although, I am not a great fan of epistemology. I did find this course refreshing.

par Ajay C

Nov 21, 2017

Very informative

par Clare H

Jan 13, 2018

I thought this was a great overview: well-produced, engaging, and thought-provoking.

par Edmund M

Dec 08, 2017

Refreshing to be updated with the latest developments in epistemology and philosophy of religion among others.

par Thomas B

Sep 29, 2017

Very good! I have learned a lot of new things! Thank you!