Sunday, November 22, 2020

MPYE 010 Philosophy of Religion Solved Assignment 2020-21


MPYE 010 Philosophy of Religion

Solved Assignment 2020-21

Note: i) Give answer of all five questions. ii) All five questions carry equal marks. iii) The answer of questions no. 1 and 2 should be in about 500 words.

1. What do you understand by the concept of sacred? Discuss temporal aspects in the Concept of the sacred and the profane as presented by Mircea Eliade.


What do you think about the concept of tolerance? Discuss the role of tolerance in a society. Give some philosophical arguments in favor of tolerance.

2. What is Philosophy of religion? Compare scientific and religious explanation of the Universe.


What are the Ontological and causal arguments to prove the existence of God? Explain the failure of Ontological and Causal arguments in proving the existence of God in the Kantian Perspective.  

3. Answer any two questions in about 250 words each.

a) Does Deism successfully relate God and His creation in its philosophy? Examine.  

b) What is Dialectical Materialism? Critically analyze it.

c) Discuss and examine the free-will argument in favor of the concept of Evil.

d) What is regenerative experience? Discuss

4. Answer any four questions in about 150 words each.  

a) Differentiate between weak and strong agnosticism.

b) Why do human beings enter into a relationship with sacred things?

c) ‘Religious statements are moral in content.’ Examine this proposition.

d) Discuss the role of myth in religious language.

5. Write a short note on any five in about 100 words.  

a) Illud Tempus  

b) Liturgy

c) Numinous

d) Unmoved Mover

e) analogy of proportionality

f) Ritual

g) Henotheism

h) Pragmatic Theism