Course Schedule - Spring Semester 2021

     

RELI 567 901 (CRN: 23897)

JEWISH PHILOSOPHY

Long Title: JEWISH PHILOSOPHY: GREAT THINKERS AND THEMES IN JEWISH THOUGHT
Department: Religion
Instructor: Ogren, Brian E.
Meeting: 3:10PM - 4:30PM TR FULLY ONLINE (25-JAN-2021 - 30-APR-2021) 
Session: Full Term
Grade Mode: Standard Letter
Course Type: Lecture
Language of Instruction: Taught in English
Method of Instruction: Online
Credit Hours: 3
Course Syllabus:
Course Materials: Rice Campus Store
 
Restrictions:
Must be enrolled in one of the following Level(s):
Graduate
Section Max Enrollment: 4
Section Enrolled: 0
Total Cross-list Max Enrollment: 17
Total Cross-list Enrolled: 3
Enrollment data as of: 3-DEC-2021 4:07AM
 
Additional Fees: None
 
Final Exam: GR Course-Dept Schedules Exam
 
Description: An introduction to the main figures and themes in Jewish philosophy. Topics to be discussed include reason vs faith and prophetic revelation; Israel’s chosenness vs human universalism; creation vs eternity; divine providence and necessity vs free will; evil, justice, and divine omnipotence; prayer, contemplation, and divine and human perfection. Graduate students are required to write a research paper (25-30 pp.) and to prepare and lead at least one class. Cross-list: RELI 363. Mutually Exclusive: Cannot register for RELI 567 if student has credit for RELI 363.