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Author Stump, Eleonore, 1947-

Title Philosophy of religion : the big questions / edited by Eleonore Stump and Michael J. Murray
Published Malden, Mass. : Blackwell Publishers, 1999
©1999

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Description 485 pages ; 25 cm
Series Philosophy, the big questions ; 6
Philosophy, the big questions ; 6
Contents From Summa contra gentiles / St. Thomas Aquinas -- The paradox of the stone / C. Wade Savage -- On Ockham's way out / Alvin Plantinga -- The problem of divine perfection and freedom / William Rowe -- How an unsurpassable being can create a surpassable world / Daniel and Frances Howard-Snyder -- Eternity / Eleonore Stump and Norman Kretzmann -- From God, time, and knowledge / William Hasker -- From Proslogion / St. Anselm of Canterbury -- From Reply to Anselm / Gaunilon -- Necessary being : the ontological argument / Peter Van Inwagen -- The cosmological argument / William Rowe -- From Dialogues concerning natural religion / David Hume -- The argument from design / R.G. Swinburne -- God's utility function / Richard Dawkins -- From New perspectives on old-time religion / George N. Schlesinger -- Is naturalism irrational? / Alvin Plantinga -- From the Autobiography of St. Teresa of Avila / St. Teresa of Avila -- Perceiving God / William Alston -- The problem of evil and some varieties of Atheism / William L. Rowe -- Pain and pleasure : an evidential problem for theists / Paul Draper -- On being evidentially challenged / Alvin Plantinga -- From Theodicy in Islamic thought / Al-Ghazali -- From the Book of doctrines and beliefs / Saadya Gaon -- The magnitude, duration, and distribution of evil : a theodicy / Peter Van Inwagen -- Natural evil and the possibility of knowledge / Richard Swinburne -- An Irenaean theodicy / John H. Hick -- The problem of evil / Eleonore Stump -- Coercion and the hiddenness of God / Michael J. Murray -- Horrendous evils and the goodness of God / Marilyn McCord Adams -- The theology of liberation in Africa / Bishop Desmond Tutu -- The ethics of belief / William Clifford -- It is wrong, everywhere, always, and for anyone, to believe anything upon insufficient evidence / Peter Van Inwagen -- Warranted belief in God / Alvin Plantinga -- From Pensées / Blaise Pascal -- The recombinant DNA debate : a difficulty for Pascalian-style wagering / Stephen P. Stich -- A central theistic statement / George N. Schlesinger -- Of miracles / David Hume -- From A dialogue concerning heresies / Thomas More -- Miracles and (Christian) theism / J.A. Cover -- Petitionary prayer / Eleonore Stump -- The future of the soul / Richard Swinburne -- From Neurophilosophy : toward a unified science of the mind-brain / Patricia Smith Churchland -- Materialism and survival / Dean W. Zimmerman -- Are we entitled? / Nicholas Wolterstorff -- Morality : religious and secular / Patrick Nowell-Smith -- Divine command metaethics modified again / Robert Adams -- Abraham, Isaac, and Euthyphro : God and the basics of morality / Norman Kretzmann -- On non-Jewish religions / Judah Halevi -- Religious diversity and the epistemic justification of religious belief / Jerome Gellman -- What's the difference? Knowledge and gender in (post)modern philosophy and religion / Grace M. Jantzen -- Women's experience revisited : the challenge of the darker sister / Jacquelyn Grant -- Narrative of the life of Frederick Douglass / Frederick Douglass -- The value of African religious beliefs and practices for Christian theology / Mercy Amba Oduyoye
Analysis Religion - Philosophy
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Subject Religion -- Philosophy.
Author Murray, Michael J.
Stump, Eleonore, 1947-
LC no. 98008586
ISBN 0631206035 (alk. paper)
0631206043 (paperback: alk. paper)