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The kalām cosmological argument : scientific evidence for the beginning of the universe

Author: Paul Copan; William Lane Craig
Publisher: New York : Bloomsbury Academic, an imprint of Bloomsbury Publishing Inc., 2018.
Series: Bloomsbury studies in philosophy of religion.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Paul Copan; William Lane Craig
ISBN: 9781501335884 150133588X 9781501335891 1501335898
OCLC Number: 1004739074
Description: 1 online resource : illustrations.
Contents: Machine generated contents note: Scientific Confirmation --
2.3 The Inductive Argument Based on Expansion of the Universe --
1. Kalam Cosmological Argument: "Science" Excerpt / James D. Sinclair --
2. Why the Big Bang Singularity Does Not Help the Kalam Cosmological Argument for Theism / J. Brian Pitts --
3. On Non-Singular Spacetimes and the Beginning of the Universe / James D. Sinclair --
4. Beginning of the Universe / Alexander Vilenkin --
2.4 The Inductive Argument Based on Thermodynamic Properties of the Universe --
5. Dying Universe: The Long-Term Fate and Evolution of Astrophysical Objects / Gregory Laughlin --
6. Heat Death in Ancient and Modern Thermodynamics / Gabor Kutrovatz --
7. Entropy and Eschatology: A Comment on Kutrovatz's Paper "Heat Death in Ancient and Modern Thermodynamics" / Milan M. Cirkovic --
8. Generalized Second Law Implies a Quantum Singularity / Theorem Aron C. Wall --
Conclusion Therefore, the Universe Has a Cause --
9. Libertarian Agency and the Craig/Grunbaum Debate about Theistic Explanation of the Initial Singularity / J.P. Moreland --
10. Causation and the Logical Impossibility of a Divine Cause / Quentin Smith --
11. Beyond the Big Bang / William Lane Craig.
Series Title: Bloomsbury studies in philosophy of religion.
Responsibility: edited by Paul Copan with William Lane Craig.

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