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2012 HPA274 Science and Religion

Unit Level: Intermediate

Available as a Student Elective: Yes

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See also   HPA374

OFFERINGS

Unit Sem 1 Sem 2 Full Yr Spring Summer Winter
HPA274 L
Distance(H,W,I,N)

Key Semester Dates
Semester Campus Attendance Note Start Date Census Date Final WW Date* End Date
Sem 2 H Distance 16-JUL-2012 10-AUG-2012 03-SEP-2012 20-OCT-2012
Sem 2 I Distance 16-JUL-2012 10-AUG-2012 03-SEP-2012 20-OCT-2012
Sem 2 L On Campus 16-JUL-2012 10-AUG-2012 03-SEP-2012 20-OCT-2012
Sem 2 N Distance 16-JUL-2012 10-AUG-2012 03-SEP-2012 20-OCT-2012
Sem 2 W Distance 16-JUL-2012 10-AUG-2012 03-SEP-2012 20-OCT-2012

* The Final WW Date is the final date from which you can withdraw from the unit without academic penalty, however you will still incur a financial liability (see Withdrawal dates explained for more information).

This unit can be taken in other courses
About Census Dates

DESCRIPTION

Does the existence of intelligent life give us reason to believe that there is a God? Or can mind independent physical processes explain the existence of intelligent life? This unit examines foundational philosophical issues in the encounter between science and religion through study of the 'intelligent design' debate. Themes explored include the nature of scientific and teleological explanation and the use of these explanations to explain life.

WEIGHT: 12.5%

ASSESSMENT: HPA274 - 2,500-word internal assessment (40%), 3-hr exam (60%)
HPA374 -3000-words internal assessment (40%), 3-hr exam (60%)

TEACHING PATTERN: 2 hrs lectures weekly, 1-hr tutorial fortnight (13 wks)

FLEXIBLE & ONLINE STUDY OPTIONS
Note: Class attendance may still be required

   Web dependent - I,N,W,H,L
Some parts of this unit will be taught online
About Flexible Study Options

REQUISITE INFO
Prereq 25% level 100 in any faculty
M.Excl HPA283/383

TEXTS
Launceston Co-op Bookshop Website - Semester (Sem 2)
Hobart Co-op Bookshop Website - Semester (Sem 2)

STAFF: Dr G Wood

FEES
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KEY

Units are offered in attending mode unless otherwise indicated (that is attendance is required at the campus identified). A unit identified as offered by distance, that is there is no requirement for attendance, is identified with a nominal enrolment campus. A unit offered to both attending students and by distance from the same campus is identified as having both modes of study.

Campus - H Hobart, L Launceston, W Burnie. Study Centre - V Sydney, R Rozelle, P Beauty Point. Distance units may also have a campus identifier of I Isolated, N Interstate, O Overseas. Units delivered in Transnational Education (TNE) Programs have a campus identifier of A Hangzhou, F Fuzhou, G Shanghai, K KDU Malaysia, Q Kuwait or Y Hong Kong.

Special approval is required for enrolment into TNE Program units - campuses A, F, G, K, Q and Y click here for more information.



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