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Heaven and philosophy

Author: Simon Cushing
Publisher: Lanham, Maryland : Lexington Books, [2018]
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This volume, which includes accessibly written chapters by skeptics and believers, asks deep questions about the nature, possibility, and desirability of heaven that will be of interest to anyone who has pondered life beyond the grave.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Heaven and philosophy.
Lanham : Lexington Books, 2017
(DLC) 2017042609
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Simon Cushing
ISBN: 9781498555678 1498555675
OCLC Number: 1004376618
Description: 1 online resource (xxxv, 279 pages)
Contents: Chapter 1: Confessions of a Struggling Philosopher: Why I Want to Believe in Heaven (but Reluctantly Don't) ; <span style="font-style:italic;">Bertha Alvarez Manninen ; ; Chapter 2: Radical Resurrection and Divine Commands ; <span style="font-style:italic;">Eric T. Olson ; ; Chapter 3: Heaven before Resurrection: Soul, Body and the Intermediate State ; <span style="font-style:italic;">Jean-Baptiste Guillon ; ; Chapter 4: Paradise Lost? Against Locational Accounts of Heaven ; <span style="font-style:italic;">Cruz Davis ; ; Chapter 5: Could Everyone Eventually Be Saved? ; <span style="font-style:italic;">Josh Rasmussen ; ; Chapter 6: The Agony of the Infinite: The Presence of God as Phenomenological Hell ; <span style="font-style:italic;">A.G. Holdier ; ; Chapter 7: Love and Death ; <span style="font-style:italic;">Helen L. Daly ; ; Chapter 8: Heaven and the Problem of Eternal Separation ; <span style="font-style:italic;">Eric Yang ; ; Chapter 9: Two Arguments for Animal Immortality ; <span style="font-style:italic;">Blake Hereth ; ; Chapter 10: Evil, Freedom, and Heaven ; <span style="font-style:italic;">Simon Cushing ; ; Chapter 11: Will We Be Free (to Sin) in Heaven? ; <span style="font-style:italic;">Michaël Bauwens ; ; Chapter 12: Heaven and Homicide ; <span style="font-style:italic;">Simon Cushing\
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