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Readings in philosophy of religion : ancient to contemporary

Author: Linda Trinkaus Zagzebski; Timothy Miller
Publisher: Chichester, U.K. ; Malden, Mass. : Wiley-Blackwell, 2009.
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"This anthology offers a comprehensive historical introduction to the central questions of philosophy of religion. Approximately two-thirds of the selections are from ancient, medieval, and modern sources, helping students to understand and engage the rich traditions of reflection on these timeless questions. The remaining contemporary readings introduce students to the more recent developments in the field. Each of  Read more...
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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Linda Trinkaus Zagzebski; Timothy Miller
ISBN: 9781405180924 1405180927 9781405180917 1405180919
OCLC Number: 237325140
Description: xvii, 652 p. : ill. ; 25 cm.
Contents: The philosophical treatment of religion --
Classical arguments for theism. Teleological arguments --
Cosmological arguments --
Ontological arguments --
Other approaches to religious belief. Experience and revelation as grounds for religious belief --
Fideism --
Naturalistic re-interpretations of religious belief --
Who or what is God? --
Fate, freedom, and foreknowledge --
Religion and morality. Is religion needed for morality? --
Divine command theory and divine motivation theory --
Natural law --
The problem of evil --
Death and immortality. Is death bad? --
Life after death --
The diversity of religions --
Faith, reason, and the ethics of belief. Faith and reason --
Pragmatism and the ethics of belief --
Miracles --
Science religion and naturalism.
Responsibility: edited by Linda Zagzebski and Timothy D. Miller.
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Provides a comprehensive history of the philosophy of religion, from antiquity up to the twentieth century Each section is preceded by extensive commentary written by the editors, followed by  Read more...

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