Political Science
 

Reason, Revelation, and Politics

Reason, Revelation, and Politics
The fruitful tension between the authority of reason and that of revelation in the Western tradition and in contemporary politics.
POLI
362
 Hours3.0 Credit, 3.0 Lecture, 0.0 Lab
 PrerequisitesNone
 RecommendedPoli 201 or 202 or class in philosophy.
 Taught 
 ProgramsContaining POLI 362
Course Outcomes: 

Be spiritually strengthened

Possess a command of sacred texts and doctrines gained

Political Philosophy

Summarize and independently critique important philosophical arguments bearing on religion and contemporary issues, and write about them in a clear and orderly fashion.

Political Thought

Understand the main ideas of each author considered, and be able to compare and contrast the various authors

Political Theory

Be critically aware of conventional assumptions regarding religion, reason and politics that limit much current thought

Political Philosophy

Summarize and independently critique important philosophical arguments bearing on religion and contemporary issues, and write about them in a clear and orderly fashion.

Critical Thinking and Analysis

See the practical consequences of abstract philosophical ideas, think more deeply and coherently about their own moral and political commitments