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Probability in the philosophy of religion

Author: Jake Chandler; Victoria S Harrison
Publisher: Oxford : Oxford University Press, 2012.
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These essays show that philosophy of religion is fertile ground for the application of probabilistic thinking. The authors examine central topics in the field: the status of evidence relating to the question of the existence of God; the rationality of religious belief; and the epistemic significance of religious disagreement.
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Probability in the philosophy of religion
2012
Material Type: Document
Document Type: Book, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Jake Chandler; Victoria S Harrison
ISBN: 9780191741548 019174154X
OCLC Number: 939847118
Description: 1 online resource (vi, 253 p.)
Contents: PART I: TESTIMONY AND MIRACLES ; PART II: DESIGN ; PART III: EVIL ; PART IV: PASCAL'S WAGER ; PART V: FAITH AND DISAGREEMENT
Responsibility: edited by Jake Chandler and Victoria S. Harrison.
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