Role of Religion in Modern Society

Major: Social work
Code of subject: 7.231.01.M.10
Credits: 3.00
Department: Philosophy
Lecturer: PhD, Associate professor, Andrii Kadykalo
Semester: 2 семестр
Mode of study: денна
Learning outcomes: Learning outcomes: Awareness of equal opportunities and gender issues. Ability to identify, diagnose and interpret current issues of Ukrainian society and the world community. Apply modern sociological concepts, concepts, theories and results of empirical research to describe and explain social phenomena and processes. To diagnose and interpret current problems of Ukrainian society and the world community, their causes and consequences. Develop social research projects and justify their methodology. Teach sociological and related disciplines using classical and modern concepts and teaching methods. Summarize the results of their own research in various forms (abstracts, articles, reports, presentations, etc.). Specialized conceptual knowledge, which includes modern scientific achievements in the field of professional activity or field of knowledge and is the basis for original thinking and research. Critical understanding of problems in the field and on the border of fields of knowledge. Specialized problem-solving skills required for research and / or innovation in order to develop new knowledge and procedures Ability to integrate knowledge and solve complex problems in broad or multi-disciplinary contexts Ability to solve problems in new or unfamiliar environments with incomplete or limited information, taking into account aspects of social and ethical responsibility Clear and unambiguous communication of own knowledge, conclusions and arguments to experts and non-specialists, in particular, to students Management of work or learning processes that are complex, unpredictable and require new strategic approaches. Responsibility for contributing to professional knowledge and practice and / or evaluating the performance of teams and teams.
Required prior and related subjects: History of World and Ukrainian Culture, Philosophy, Political Studies.
Summary of the subject: The Origins of Religion and The Nature of Religious Belief. Religion in the Modern World. Religion and Science: Existential Questions and Their Answers. Mass Culture and Non-Denominational Religions.
Assessment methods and criteria: - Current control (40%): interrogation, control work, test, reports - Test (60%).
Recommended books: 1. Kadykalo A. Stanovyshche relihii v suchasnomu informatiinomu suspilstvi, ii vnutrishniy ta zovnishniy stany. – Lviv, 2013. 2. Karivets I., Kadykalo A. Funktsionuvannya i rozvutok religii ta relihiynoyi svidomosti: novi tendentsii. – Lviv, 2014. 3. Relihiieznavstvo. Navch. Posibnyk / Za red. I.Surmay – Lviv, 2004. 4. Chernii A. Relihiieznavstvo. Posibnyk. – Kyiv, 2003. 5. PHILOSOPHY OF RELIGION. An Anthology. Wadsworth Publishing; 3rd Edition, 1997. 6. Dean, Thomas, ed. Religious Pluralism and Truth: Essays on Cross-Cultural Philosophy of Religion. SUNY Press, 1995. 7. Dembski, William. The Design Inference. New York: Cambridge University Press, 1991.