An Introduction to the Philosophy of Religion (3rd Revised edition)
By: Brian Davies (author)Paperback
What does belief in God amount to? Can we reasonably believe in God's existence without argument or evidence? Can God's existence be proved? Can we believe in miracles? Is there life after death? In this book, Brian Davies provides a critical examination of some fundamental questions posed by religious belief. Completely rewritten in order to cover the latest developments in the field, the new edition of this highly successful textbook will once again prove the ideal introduction for all students of the philosophy of religion. The book is highly accessible and covers all the key elements of a course in the philosophy of religion. It is designed to complement Brian Davies' Philosophy of Religion: A Guide and Anthology, although the book can also be used as a stand-alone introduction.
Brian Davies is Professor of Philosophy at Fordham University, New York.
Introduction ; 1. Concepts of God ; 2. Philosophy and Religious Belief ; 3. Cosmological Arguments ; 4. Design Arguments ; 5. Ontological Arguments ; 6. Experience and God ; 7. Talking about God ; 8. Divine Simplicity ; 9. Omnipotence and Omniscience ; 10. God and Evil ; 11. Miracles ; 12. Morality and Religion ; 13. Life after Death ; General Bibliography ; Index
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