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The Philosophy of Religion MPhil Pathway and Modules

The MPhil in Philosophy of Religion reflects the distinctive approach to this field which has developed at Cambridge over the past hundred years, as defined by an attention to metaphysical frameworks, questions of ontology, epistemology, and poetic form, and an interdisciplinary approach. This informs our concern to address current philosophical developments from a philosophico-theological perspective, and a commitment to bringing pre-modern sources to bear upon contemporary philosophical questions.

The MPhil in Philosophy of Religion is designed for students interested in metaphysics – the nature of (ultimate) reality and God within reality. It explores theoretical, historically contextualised and poetic-liturgical approaches to these questions, with close attention to primary sources and textual forms.

Since modules can occasionally change from year to year, you may wish to speak to the coordinator of the Philosophy of Religion Pathway, Professor Douglas Hedley, for details of provision in the future.  The modules being offered this year are listed on Philosophy of Religion MPhil.


Gesture, Perception, Event Module Nature and the Divine Ideas Module Theology in the Anthropocene Module Atheism and Abrahamic Religion: Philosophical and Anthropological Approaches Module
Gesture, Perception, Event Nature and the Divine Ideas new mphil course

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