REL 19.14 Cosmos, Justice, and Evil
Religious notions such as afterlife, resurrection of the dead, end-time, karma, and providence can all be categorized as claims that the universe must somehow be just. The course will analyze several modalities of this claim, in popular and in philosophical forms, seeking to trace and to assess their source either to the demands of theodicy or to an intuition that life in an unjust universe is morally intolerable.
Distributive and/or World Culture
Offered17S: 2 18W: 10