The Origin of Religion - Apology for the Religion - the "Logic" of Conversion (konwersatorium) - 2018/2019

Course description
General information
Lecturer:dr hab. Robert Ptaszek prof. KUL
Organising unit:Faculty of Philosophy - Instytut Filozofii
Number of hours (week/semester): 2/30
Language of instruction:English
Course objective
C 1. To acąuaint students with issues of essence and origin of religion.
C 2. To acquaint students with various types of cognition possible for religious man.
C 3. To acquaint students with issues of apology for religion.
C 4. To acquaint students with problems of evaluation of religion; recognition of true religion; conversion.
Prerequisites
W 1. Basic knowledge in philosophy, especially in the philosophy of religion.
W 2. The ability to do research independently.
Learning outcomes
KNOWLEDGE
Student knows answers to the questions about essence and origin of religion. K_W01, K_W05
Student knows various types of cognition possible for religious man. K_W03, K_W06
Student knows the apology for the Catholic religion. K_W01, K_W06
Student knows problems of evaluation of religion; recognition of true religion; conversion. K_W01, K_W09

ABILITIES
Student can state a problem of the value of different religions. K_ U04
Student can argue for the rationality of the Catholic religion. KJJ04
Student can prepare a talk on issues of the origin of religion, an apology for religion or conversion. KJJ04, KJJ09 Student can argue against positions considered by her/him as wrong. K_U04, K._U05

SOCIAL COMPETENCES
Student understands the need for study through the whole lifetime, can inspire others to study, can organize the process of learning. K_K01
Student can cooperate with others participants of the group playing various roles. K__K02
Student can give a profound analysis of religious and social situation and can independently state suggestions concerning religious culture. K_K04 Student is aware of the responsibility for the transcendent dimension of the . K_K05
Teaching method
1. Lecture with discussion
2. Student\'s talks and discussion on students\' presentations
Course content description
Essence of religion;
Origin of religion;
Cognition in Religion;
Apology for Religion;
Evaluation of religion;
Recognition of true religion;
Conversion.
Forms of assessment
The final grade will be based on: oral examination (55%), contribution in discussions (35%), attendace (10%).
[Zbo: frequency 100%]

Knowledge
Grade 2: Student cannot answer even 50% questions concerning the teaching contents; does not prepare the talk, does not participate in discussions, is absent more than 3 times.
Grade 3: Student answers 50 % questions concerning the teaching contents; prepares the talk, participates in discussions, is absent maximally 3 times. Grade 4:Student answers 75 % questions concerning the teaching contents; prepares a good talk, gives a real contribution to the discussion, is absent maximally 2 times.
Grade 5:Student answers 100% questions concerning the teaching contents; prepares an excellent talk, gives an extraordinary contribution to the discussion, is absent maximally 1 time.

Abilities
Grade 2: Student cannot: state a problem of the value of different religions; argue for the rationality of Catholic religion; prepare a talk on issues of the origin of religion, an apology for religion or conversion; argue against positions considered by her/him as wrong.
Grade 3: Student with some difficulties can: state a problem of the value of different religions; argue for the rationality of Catholic religion; prepare a talk on issues of the origin of religion, an apology for religion or conversion; argue against positions considered by her/him as wrong.
Grade 4: Student can: state a problem of the value of different religions; argue for the rationality of Catholic religion; prepare a talk on issues of the origin of religion, an apology for religion or conversion; argue against positions considered by her/him as wrong.
Grade 5: Student easily can: state a problem of the value of different religions; argue for the rationality of Catholic religion; prepare a talk on issues of the origin of religion, an apology for religion or conversion; argue against positions considered by her/him as wrong.

Social competences
Grade 2: Student does not understand the need for study through the whole lifetime, cannot inspire others to study, cannot organize the process of learning, cannot cooperate with others participants of the group playing various roles, cannot give profound analysis of religious and social situation and cannot independently state suggestions concerning religious culture, is not aware of responsibility for the transcendent dimension of culture.
Grade 3: Student weakly understands the need for study through the whole lifetime, has difficulties to inspire others to study, cannot organize the process of learning, cannot cooperate with others participants of the group playing various roles, cannot give profound analysis of religious and social situation and cannot independently state suggestions concerning religious culture, is weakly aware of responsibility for the transcendent dimension of culture.
Grade 4: Student understands the need for study through the whole lifetime, can inspire others to study and organize the process of learning, can cooperate with others participants of the group playing various roles, can give profound analysis of religious and social situation and can independently state suggestions concerning religious culture, is aware of responsibility for the transcendent dimension of culture.
Grade 5: Student understands the need for study through the whole lifetime very well, can excellently inspire others to study and organize the process of learning, can easily cooperate with others participants of the group playing various roles, can give profound analysis of religious and social situation and can independently state suggestions concerning religious culture, is aware of responsibility for the transcendent dimension of culture.
Required reading list
Moskal Piotr, Apology For the Catholic Religion, Lublin, Wydawnictwo KUL 2013
Meister Chad, Introducing Philosophy of Religion, Routledge, London and New York 2009
Moskal Piotr, Traktat o religii, Lublin, Wydawnictwo KUL 2014
Field of study: Philosophy
Course listing in the Schedule of Courses:
Year/semester:Year I - Semester 1
Number of ECTS credits: 2
Form of assessment: Grade