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Domains of Knowledge: Religious Thought + Moral Reasoning

The three-course requirement in this domain consists of courses that provide an intellectual framework for the exploration of systems of religious belief and of moral concepts.

Religious Thought and Moral Reasoning (R; M)

Requirement: three courses (two in religious thought, one in moral reasoning)

The three-course requirement in this domain consists of courses that provide an intellectual framework for the exploration of systems of religious belief and of moral concepts. Courses fulfilling the religious thought requirement will affirm the religious dimension of life as a central aspect of understanding human experience, address the interrelationship of religion with other social systems and cultures, and explore the multiplicity of expressions of belief both within and across religious traditions. Courses fulfilling the moral reasoning requirement may be those that address moral reasoning either in the narrow sense of determining right from wrong and good from evil, or in the broader sense in which the subject matter of moral reasoning is the good life itself, especially the virtues discussed by philosophers for centuries, in particular the virtue of wisdom.