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RELI 567 001 (CRN: 25307)

JEWISH PHILOSOPHY

Long Title: JEWISH PHILOSOPHY: GREAT THINKERS AND THEMES IN JEWISH THOUGHT
Department: Religion
Instructor: Ogren, Brian
Meeting: 10:00AM - 10:50AM MWF (8-JAN-2024 - 19-APR-2024) 
Part of Term: Full Term
Grade Mode: Standard Letter
Course Type: Lecture
Language of Instruction: Taught in English
Method of Instruction: Face to Face
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: 17
Section Enrolled: 0
Total Cross-list Max Enrollment: 34
Total Cross-list Enrolled: 5
Enrollment data as of: 24-MAY-2024 5:01AM
 
Additional Fees: None
 
Final Exam: No Final Exam
Final Exam Time:
24-APR-2024  
7:00PM - 10:00PM W
 
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.