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Rethinking the ontological argument : a neoclassical theistic response

Author: Daniel A Dombrowski
Publisher: Cambridge ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 2006.
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"In recent years, the ontological argument and theistic metaphysics have been criticized by philosophers working in both the analytic and continental traditions. Responses to these criticisms have primarily come from philosophers who make use of the traditional, and problematic, concept of God. In this volume, Daniel A. Dombrowski defends the ontological argument against its contemporary critics, but he does so by
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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Daniel A Dombrowski
ISBN: 0521863694 9780521863698 9780521326353 0521326354
OCLC Number: 61821710
Description: vii, 172 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: Historical background --
Poetry versus the ontological argument: Richard Rorty's challenge --
Deconstructionism and the ontological argument: the case of Mark Taylor --
Is the ontological argument worthless? Graham Oppy's rejection --
Oppy, perfect islands, and existence as a predicate --
Rival concepts of God and the ontological argument: Thomas Morris, Katherin Rogers, and Alvin Plantinga.
Responsibility: Daniel A. Dombrowski.
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