Statue of Kant in Kaliningrad

Immanuel Kant is famous for his critique of religion. But what does it amount to? Find out what he and other major modern thinkers had to say.


Course Code:

RLG101H1-F Introducing Religion: Reason and Religion in the Modern Age

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Instructor: James DiCenso

Term: Fall (this course has a tutorial*)

From the Course Description:

We examine major thinkers such as Baruch Spinoza, David Hume, Immanuel Kant, Friedrich Nietzsche, Hannah Arendt, and others. Issues covered include freedom of thought, the relationship between religion and politics, belief and truth, rational ethics in relation to religious ethics, etc. We explore how issues addressed by these classical authors remain relevant in today’s world.

Distribution Requirement: Humanities

Breadth Requirement: Thought, Belief and Behaviour (2)


Image: Statue of Immanuel Kant in Kaliningrad, Russia. Photo via Wikimedia Commons, CC BY-SA 2.5.


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