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Philosophy of religion : selected readings

Author: Michael L Peterson
Publisher: New York : Oxford University Press, 2007.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 3rd edView all editions and formats
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Includes 74 contemporary readings on philosophy of religion. This title covers the standard subjects, but also tackles several topics like religion and science, religious pluralism, and religious  Read more...

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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Michael L Peterson
ISBN: 0195188292 9780195188295
OCLC Number: 61451699
Description: viii, 648 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: Introduction : exploring the philosophy of religion --
Religion as a social phenomenon / Emile Durkheim --
defense of religious realism / Roger Trigg --
meaning of religious beliefs is their use / D.Z. Phillips --
Religious experiences / Saint Teresa of Jesus --
Religious experience as the root of religion / William James --
Religious experience as perception of God / William P. Alston --
Religious experiences as interpretative accounts / Wayne Proudfoot --
Critique of religious experience / Michael Martin --
phenomenological account of religious experience / Merold Westphal --
harmony of reason and revelation / Thomas Aquinas --
harmony of philosophy and the Qur'an / Ibn Rushd --
wager / Blaise Pascal --
ethics of belief / William Clifford --
will to believe / William James --
Truth is subjectivity / Soren Kierkegaard --
Critical dialog in philosophy of religion / C. Stephen Evans --
God's necessary existence / John Hick --
Negative theology / Moses Maimonides --
God is omnipotent / Thomas Aquinas --
Some puzzles concerning omnipotence / George I. Mavrodes --
Divine omniscience and voluntary action / Nelson Pike --
God is timeless / Boethius --
God is everlasting / Nicholas Wolterstorff --
Atman is Brahman / The Upanishads --
classical ontological argument / Saint Anselm --
Critique of Anselm's argument / Gaunilo --
contemporary modal version of the ontological argument / Alvin Plantinga --
classical cosmological argument / Thomas Aquinas --
cosmological argument / Bruce Reichenbach --
Kalam cosmological argument / William Lane Craig --
Critique of the cosmological argument / J.L. Mackie --
analogical teleological argument / William Paley --
anthropic teleological argument / L. Stafford Betty and Bruce Cordell --
Moral arguments for God's existence / Robert Merrihew Adams --
reformed objection to natural theology / Alvin Plantinga --
Experience, proper basicality, and belief in God / Robert Pargetter --
case of the intellectually sophisticated theist / William Hasker --
Evil is privation of good / Saint Augustine --
Evil makes a strong case against God's existence / David Hume --
Evil and omnipotence / J.L. Mackie --
free will defense / Alvin Plantinga --
Soul-making theodicy / John Hick --
evidential argument from evil / William Rowe --
Horrendous evils and the goodness of God / Marilyn McCord Adams --
Providence --
risky or risk-free? / Paul Helm --
Middle knowledge and classical Christian thought / David Basinger --
objection to middle knowledge / Robert Merrihew Adams --
vulnerability of God / J.R. Lucas --
God is creative-responsive love / John B. Cobb and David Ray Griffin --
doctrine of analogy / Thomas Aquinas --
falsification debate / Antony Flew and Basil Mitchell --
Religious language as symbolic / Paul Tillich --
Sexism and God-talk / Rosemary Radford Ruether --
Speaking literally of God / William P. Alston --
true Tao is unspeakable / Lao Tsu --
evidence for miracles is weak / David Hume --
Miracles and historical evidence / Richard Swinburne --
Miracles and testimony / J.L. Mackie --
soul survives and functions after death / H.H. Price --
soul needs a brain to continue to function / Richard Swinburne --
Problems with accounts of life after death / Linda Badham --
Resurrection of the person / John Hick --
Rebirth / Sri Aurobindo --
Two separate domains / Stephen Jay Gould --
Science discredits religion / Richard Dawkins --
Theology and scientific methodology / Nancey Murphy --
Buddhism and other religions / Dalai Lama --
uniqueness of religious doctrines / Paul J. Griffiths --
Religious inclusivism / Karl Rahner --
Religious pluralism / John Hick --
Which God ought we to obey? / Alasdair MacIntyre --
Ethics without religion / Jean-Paul Sartre --
Ethics and natural law / Thomas Aquinas.
Responsibility: edited by Michael Peterson [and others].
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