Philosophy of C. S. Lewis (PHL 251)

Explore the life and works of one of the most influential Christian thinkers, apologists, storytellers and popular theologians of the twentieth century. Philosophy of C. S. Lewis is a three credit hour summer session course that is completed in just two weeks.


arrowsInstructor: Dr. Philip Tallon
arrowsDate/Time: May 16-27, 10am - 1pm
arrowsLocation: CSC Building, Columbia Room (502 Columbia Ave. Lexington, KY 40508)
arrowsCost: $348
A regular three credit hour course at the CSC costs $918. However, a generous donor has enabled us to provide scholarships for all interested students to help offset our already affordable tuition. Additionally, financial aid from your home institution can be applied toward this class.

Course Description:
A study of the philosophical works of Lewis dealing with arguments for the existence of God based on human rationality, the problem of suffering, objective truth, and moral law. This course also addresses philosophical themes in the Narnia Chronicles and Lewis' thought in relation to popular culture.

More Information:
C. S. Lewis was one of the most influential Christian thinkers, apologists, storytellers and popular theologians of the 20th century. Mere Christianity, The Great Divorce, and The Chronicles of Narnia still sell millions of copies each year. As he journeyed from atheism to Christianity Lewis encountered many objections to the Christian faith. After several years of wrestling with various ideas and debating with his fellow Oxford scholars Lewis himself became a Christian. Through his writings he has influenced millions of people worldwide. Lewis's wide-ranging pen offered insight into a variety of subjects. Human nature. The existence of God. Ethics. Literary criticism. Students who take this course will exit having read broadly through the works of C. S. Lewis with a better understanding of the depth of Christian thought.


Syllabus: Click here to download the syllabus for Philosophy of C. S. Lewis (PHL 251)
Registration Deadline: May 1, 2011


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