University of Chicago starts science and religion course this fall

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The University of Chicago announced a new course within its Graham School of Continuing Liberal and Professional Studies that focuses on faith and science.

The course “Science and Religion: From Confrontation to Dialogue Part 1,” will be taught on September 26 and November 14 from 6:00pm to 8:30pm. According to the course description it will deal with the issue of science and religion and “attempts to offer a richer understanding of these concepts.”

The course will review great thinkers spanning classical philosophy ages to the modern times — from Plato to Descartes. The professor for the class is University of Chicago’s Adrian Guiu.