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Leibniz on God and Evil
Graduate Program (& Advanced Certificate) Status
Course Description

In this course we will read Leibniz’s work from the Paris period, 1672-1676.  Several of Leibniz’s distinctive positions, particularly in philosophical theology are developed during this period. We will focus on his arguments for the existence of God, his theory of divine attributes, his views on necessity, contingency and possible worlds and his solution to the problem of evil. 

Assessment

Assessment: A 2000-3000 word term paper on a topic approved in discussion with the instructor 

Course Level
Master’s
Doctoral
Academic Year
2023-2024
Term
Winter
US Credits
2
ECTS Credits
4