Course title:
Day School: The Problem of Evil
Tutor:
Karim Esmail
Course ID:
C3747178
Start date:
29/04/2022
End date:
29/04/2022
Timetabled sessions
Date Times Hours
Fri 29 Apr 2022 10:30 AM - 13:30 PM 3
Total sessions: 1
Total number of classroom hours: 3
Independent online hours: 0
Total hours: 3
Date
Fri 29 Apr 2022
Times
10:30 AM - 13:30 PM
Hours
3
Total sessions:
1
Total number of classroom hours:
3
Independent online hours:
0
Total hours:
3
Venue:
Classroom Face to Face with Canvas (for SLR & teaching file)
Guildford United Reformed Church
83 Portsmouth Road
Guildford
GU2 4BS
Leads to qualification?    No
Level:     Level 2 (level information)
Is this course part of a programme of study?
No
Programme details
Programme title:
Programme aims:
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Who is this programme for?
Optional Activity Start date End date Fee
Fee
£18.00 or free on some courses if you are in receipt of some benefits
What skills or experience do I need to join this course?
Other

No prior specialist knowledge is required to attend this Study Day.

Other

No prior specialist knowledge is required to attend this Study Day.

What else do I need to know? Is there anything I need to provide?
It is not necessary to do any reading for the Study Day. But, a reading list will be provided. The books on it may be referred to for the course or they may be referred to in the future.
Course aim:
To provide an introduction to the problem of evil and an introduction to one of its principal varieties, the logical problem. To provide an introduction to one of the principal explanations of the existence of evil in a world created by God.
Course description:
The existence of evil in the world provides the principal (philosophical) grounds to question God’s existence. This Study Day is an introduction to the problem of evil. It will consider the problem and it will consider one of the principal varieties of the problem, viz. the logical problem of evil. It will also consider one of the principal explanations of the existence of evil in a world created by God.
By the end of the course I will be able to:
1. discuss the problem in the context of the discipline which considers it.
2. discuss the problem itself.
3. discuss one of the principal varieties of the problem, viz. the logical problem of evil.
4. discuss one of the principal explanations of the existence of evil in a world created by God.
How will I learn?

We expect you to attend your classroom sessions and make time to do any required learning activities on your own.

The WEA tutor will use a range of teaching and learning activities and encourage you and the group to be actively involved in your learning. Your tutor will use tasks to see how you are learning, which may include quizzes, question and answer, small projects, discussion, written or practical work. Your tutor will give you feedback on your learning and progress.

WEA Canvas online learning area

Whether your course is face to face or online, the WEA uses its online learning area, called Canvas, to support your learning. This includes using Canvas to think about and record your progress and to give your tutor and the WEA feedback on your course. Your tutor may put resources or activities on Canvas to use during or between lessons. If you want to understand more about our Canvas online learning platform please visit: www.wea.org.uk/help

WEA online sessions/ courses- Zoom

If your course is online, you will join a virtual classroom using a weblink: the WEA uses a video-conferencing tool called Zoom. To use Zoom you will need a Laptop, Computer, Tablet or Smart phone which has speakers, a microphone and a video camera. For some courses, to submit work, we advise you to use a laptop or computer. For more information on Canvas and Zoom please visit www.wea.org.uk/help

Information and advice

For more information and advice about our courses phone our support team on 0300 303 3464 or email: courseenquiries@wea.org.uk

Support

We will ask you about any support you may need when you enrol. You can also telephone the Student Support Team on 0300 303 3464 or email studentsupport@wea.org.uk. The earlier you tell us about your needs the better. We will be able to provide help more quickly.

You can also find out about what support is available through our Student Handbook. This highlights what you can expect from WEA and what we expect from you. https://www.wea.org.uk/studentsupport/student-handbook

For information about course fees and financial support whilst you study visit https://www.wea.org.uk/studentsupport/course-fees-and-financial-support

For student support relating to specific learning need or disability visit https://www.wea.org.uk/studentsupport/learningsupport

What next?

Your tutor will talk with you about what you could do following this course.

You can also find information on our website to support you to make decisions about what you can do next https://www.wea.org.uk/studentsupport/whatsnextandprogression

You may benefit from speaking to the National Careers Service regarding your future career plans - call 0800 100 900 or visit their website https://nationalcareers.service.gov.uk