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Eastern Kentucky University (Richmond, KY 40475-3102)
Michael Warren Austin (Project Director: November 2008 to October 2011)
Do we need God for the good life?

The development of an undergraduate course that addresses issues relating to the good life, including God's existence or non-existence, human nature, human fulfillment, and moral growth.

The enduring question to be addressed in this course is "Do we need God for the good life?" By examining this question from a variety of perspectives, students in this course will not only appreciate the pluralism that exists with respect to the possible answers to this question, but they will also see how a variety of disciplines relate to it. The readings and discussion in class will draw from texts in philosophy, religion, biology, history, and literature.

Project fields:
Interdisciplinary Studies, General

Enduring Questions: Pilot Course Grants

Education Programs

$24,096 (approved)
$24,096 (awarded)

Grant period:
7/1/2009 – 6/30/2011