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On the existence and relevance of God

Author: Clement Dore
Publisher: Basingstoke : Macmillan, 1996.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Chapter 1 presents and defends some versions of the ontological argument for the existence of God. Chapters 2 and 3 discuss the question of whether the existence of widespread suffering in the world is evidence that God does not, after all, exist. Chapter 3 concludes that it is not. This conclusion is based on the consideration, first expounded in Chapter 1, that if God exists then his non-existence is logically  Read more...
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Clement Dore
ISBN: 0333644646 9780333644645 0312128959 9780312128951
OCLC Number: 34078098
Notes: Includes index.
Description: ix, 143 pages ; 23 cm
Contents: Preface - The Concept of Supreme Perfection: Some Arguments for God's Existence - The Argument from Suffering I - The Argument from Suffering II - How God Grounds Morality I - How God Grounds Morality II - How to Apply the Ideal Observer Theory: The Controversy over Artificial Contraception and Abortion - Causal Realism and the Egocentric Predicament - Theistic Phenomenalism: An Alternative Causal Theory of Perception - Appendices I-IV - Index
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The main aims of this book are to establish that it is rational to believe that God exists; He also treats ethical supernaturalism as a type of ethical attitude theory, showing how it is related to  Read more...

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