Candidates will be expected to make a critical evaluation of classical and modern presentations of these arguments.
- Argument from experience
God, evil, and suffering - the traditional theodicies of:
- Modern responses to the problem
The nature and variety of religious experience, with particular reference to:
- Religious and non-religious interpretations of such experience, including objectivity and authentication.
The nature of faith:
- the distinctions between 'belief in' and 'belief that'
- Knowledge and belief
- Propositional and non-propositional theories of revelation.
The nature, use, and meaning of religious language, with particular reference to:
- The challenges of empiricism
- Responses to such challenges.