Philosophy, Psychology, and Religion
- Expresses Complex Ideas
- Debates Conflicting Perspectives
- Provides Historic Contexts
These courses explore life’s greatest questions by discussing classic and modern philosophers, psychology, and world religions. They develop skills to express complex ideas, challenge orthodoxy, and expose underlying assumptions.
This Fall, study from anywhere in the world in the safety and comfort of your home through online or remote instruction.
Gain a basic understanding of the beliefs and practices of the world’s major religions.
Examine the different types of prophets in the Hebrew Bible, and explore the role they played within their larger society.
Trace philosophy’s roots, from the myths of poets, through the pre-Socratic philosophers, to maturity in Athens with Plato and Aristotle.
Read the first five books of the Bible, tracing the processes by which they were formed and considering the multiple contexts that informed them.
Explore themes—love, death, evil, suffering, and forgiveness—across religious and literary texts from the Western canon and beyond.
Explore the roots of philosophical thought on the nature of morality through literary and philosophical writings.
Explore Islamic history during the first six centuries of its existence.