Logic and Theism: Arguments for and against Beliefs in God

Portada
Cambridge University Press, 2003 M11 10 - 652 páginas
This is a wide-ranging 2004 book about arguments for and against beliefs in God. The arguments for the belief are analysed in the first six chapters and include ontological arguments from Anselm to Gödel, the cosmological arguments of Aquinas and Leibniz, and arguments from evidence for design and miracles. The next two chapters consider arguments against belief. The last chapter examines Pascalian arguments for and against belief in God. There are discussions of Cantorian problems for omniscience, of challenges to divine omnipotence, and of the compatibility of everlasting complete knowledge of the world with free-will. There are appendices that present formal proofs in a system for quantified modal logic, a theory of possible worlds, notes on Cantorian set theory, and remarks concerning non-standard hyperreal numbers. This book will be a valuable resource for philosophers of religion and theologians and will interest logicians and mathematicians as well.

Dentro del libro

Comentarios de la gente - Escribir un comentario

No encontramos ningún comentario en los lugares habituales.

Contenido

ARGUMENTS FOR THE EXISTENCE OF GOD
27
ON TWO PARTS OF THE COMMON CONCEPTION
343
ARGUMENTS AGAINST THE EXISTENCE OF GOD
399
PRACTICAL ARGUMENTS FOR AND AGAINST THEISTIC BELIEFS
497

Otras ediciones - Ver todas

Términos y frases comunes

Información bibliográfica