Philosophy Department

Doug Evans

Doug Evans, Ph.D.


Doug Evans was born in Alexandria, Louisiana on August 5, 1958. All of his childhood and most of his life has been spent in the South, enjoying fishing, hunting, snorkeling, diving and hiking. He graduated from Florida Christian College in 1980 and spent ten years in the ministry. He then attended Florida State University where he received his MA in Religion in 1989 and a Phd in Humanities in 1993. 

Doug has 2 daughters from his first marriage, Tami age 32 and Tina age 34. He has 4 grandchildren, ages 4 to 8. He remarried in 2013 to Mary, who has two boys from her first marriage. Mary does physical training at the YMCA of Orlando. They love to travel to cozy cottages along the coast of Florida for romantic escapes.

Education

  • Ph.D. in Humanities from Florida State University (1993)
  • M.A. in Religion from Florida State University (1989)
  • B.A. in Religion from Central Florida Bible College (1980)

Research Interests


History, Humanities, religion studies, cultural studies in historical contexts, social anthropology

Courses

Course Number Course Title Mode Date and Time Syllabus
11491 HUM2020 Encountering the Humanities Face2Face M,W,F 1:30PM - 2:20PM Not Online
No Description Available
10787 HUM2210 Humanistic Tradition Ⅰ Face2Face M,W,F 9:30AM - 10:20AM Not Online
No Description Available
10788 HUM2210 Humanistic Tradition Ⅰ Face2Face M,W,F 10:30AM - 11:20AM Not Online
No Description Available
10375 REL2300 World Religions Face2Face M,W,F 12:30PM - 1:20PM Not Online
No Description Available
Course Number Course Title Mode Date and Time Syllabus
80594 HUM2020 Encountering the Humanities Face2Face M,W,F 10:30AM - 11:20AM Not Online
No Description Available
81666 HUM2020 Encountering the Humanities Face2Face M,W,F 12:30PM - 1:20PM Not Online
No Description Available
80130 HUM2210 Humanistic Tradition Ⅰ Face2Face M,W,F 1:30PM - 2:20PM Not Online
No Description Available
91190 HUM3431 Ancient Humanities Face2Face M,W,F 9:30AM - 10:20AM Not Online
No Description Available
Course Number Course Title Mode Session Date and Time Syllabus
50801 HUM2020 Encountering the Humanities Face2Face B M,Tu,W,Th 12:00PM - 1:50PM Not Online
No Description Available
50935 HUM2020 Encountering the Humanities Face2Face A M,Tu,W,Th 12:00PM - 1:50PM Not Online
No Description Available
Course Number Course Title Mode Date and Time Syllabus
10828 HUM2210 Humanistic Tradition Ⅰ Face2Face M,W,F 10:30AM - 11:20AM Available

This is a Gordon Rule course in general exploration and survey of the ideas and art forms of human civilization from the prehistoric societies to the European societies of the Renaissance.  Special attention will be given to the integrated elements of Western and selected non-Western cultures. Areas of focus will include art, literature, music, philosophy, religion, government, and architecture.  Each of the above cultural elements will be examined for evidence of primary themes, values, and ideas present in the selected societies. Attention will also be given to the presence or potential application of ancient value systems in the modern world.


10904 HUM3431 Ancient Humanities Face2Face M,W,F 9:30AM - 10:20AM Available

This course studies the history and culture of Classical Era from Greece to the Hellenistic and Roman Ages with emphasis on how western culture was consequently shaped. Areas of analysis will include literature, philosophy, drama, art and architecture and the impact these had on modern western culture.



10405 REL2300 World Religions Face2Face M,W,F 12:30PM - 1:20PM Available

This course is an examination and analysis of religious ideas and art in the religions of Animism, Hinduism, Buddhism, Taoism, Confucianism, Judaism, Christianity and Islam. The study will involve both historical and theological developments for each society with comparative analysis made for the possibilities of universal understanding of what constitutes a religion.



Course Number Course Title Mode Date and Time Syllabus
93337 HUM2020 Encountering the Humanities Face2Face M,W,F 1:30PM - 2:20PM Available

This course is a general exploration and survey of the ideas and art forms of human civilization from the prehistoric societies to the Modern societies of the 20th century.  Special attention will be given to the integrated elements of Western and selected non-Western cultures. Areas of focus will include art, literature, music, philosophy, religion, government, and architecture.  Each of the above cultural elements will be examined for evidence of primary themes, values, and ideas present in the selected societies. Attention will also be given to the presence or potential application of ancient value systems in the modern world.



80130 HUM2210 Humanistic Tradition Ⅰ Face2Face M,W,F 2:30PM - 3:20PM Available

This Gordon Rule course is a general exploration and survey of the ideas and art forms of human civilization from the prehistoric societies to the European societies of the Renaissance.  Special attention will be given to the integrated elements of Western and selected non-Western cultures. Areas of focus will include art, literature, music, philosophy, religion, government, and architecture.  Each of the above cultural elements will be examined for evidence of primary themes, values, and ideas present in the selected societies. Attention will also be given to the presence or potential application of ancient value systems in the modern world.

80477 HUM2210 Humanistic Tradition Ⅰ Face2Face M,W,F 9:30AM - 10:20AM Available

This Gordon Rule course is a general exploration and survey of the ideas and art forms of human civilization from the prehistoric societies to the European societies of the Renaissance.  Special attention will be given to the integrated elements of Western and selected non-Western cultures. Areas of focus will include art, literature, music, philosophy, religion, government, and architecture.  Each of the above cultural elements will be examined for evidence of primary themes, values, and ideas present in the selected societies. Attention will also be given to the presence or potential application of ancient value systems in the modern world.

80916 REL2300 World Religions Face2Face M,W,F 11:30AM - 12:20PM Available

This course is an examination and analysis of religious ideas and art in the religions of Animism, Hinduism, Buddhism, Taoism, Confucianism, Judaism, Christianity and Islam. The study will involve both historical and theological developments for each society with comparative analysis made for the possibilities of universal understanding of what constitutes a religion.



Updated: Jan 7, 2018

Philosophy Department • College of Arts & Humanities at the University of Central Florida
Phone: 407-823-2273 Fax: 407-823-6658  • philosophy@ucf.edu