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Logic and theism : arguments for and against beliefs in God

Author: Jordan Howard Sobel
Publisher: Cambridge ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 2004.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This book includes arguments for and against belief in God. The arguments for the belief are analyzed in the first six chapters and include ontological arguments from Anselm through Go̲del; the cosmological arguments of Aquinas and Leibniz; and arguments from evidence for design and miracles. The next two chapters consider arguments against belief. The last chapter examines Pascalian arguments for and against belief  Read more...
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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Jordan Howard Sobel
ISBN: 0521826071 9780521826075 9780521108669 0521108667
OCLC Number: 50645743
Description: xix, 652 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: Part I. Divinity --
'GOD' and 'god', and God Part II. Arguments for the Existence of God --
Classical ontological arguments --
Modern modal ontological arguments --
Kurt Go̲del's ontologischer beweis --
First causes: "the second way" --
Ultimate reasons: Proofs of a contingentia mundi --
Look 'round' --
Clouds of witnesses --
"of miracles" Part III. On Two Parts of the Common Conception --
Romancing the stone --
God knows (go figure) Part IV --
Arguments Against the Existence of God --
Atheologies, demonstrative and evidential --
Logical problem of evil Part V --
Practical Arguments For and Against Theistic Beliefs --
Pascalian wagers.
Responsibility: Jordan Howard Sobel.
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'... filled with new, interesting, and insightful observations and analyses ... a book everyone interested in philosophy of religion will want - and need - to read.' Graham Oppy, Monash University Read more...

 
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