Oxford Studies in Philosophy of Religion is an annual volume offering a regular snapshot of state-of-the-art work in this longstanding area of philosophy that has seen an explosive growth of interest over the past half century. Under the guidance of a distinguished editorial board, it publishes exemplary papers in any area of philosophy of religion.
Jonathan L. Kvanvig is Distinguished Professor of Philosophy at Baylor University, having held positions previously at the University of Missouri, Texas A&M University, and the University of Notre Dame. His research areas include metaphysics and epistemology as well as the philosophy of religion, having published to date six books and one hundred articles.
Editor's Introduction ; 1. Knowledge First and Ockhamism ; 2. Religious Disagreement and Rational Demotion ; 3. The Act of Faith: Aquinas and the Moderns ; 4. Religion on the Cheap ; 5. Simplicity or Priority? ; 6. Cartesian Transubstantiation ; 7. The Ineffable, Inconceivable, and Incomprehensible God: Fundamentality and Apophatic Theology ; 8. Rightmaking and Wrongmaking Properties, Evil, and Theism ; 9. The Doxastic Problem of Hell ; 10. Could God be a Necessary Being? ; 11. The Ecclesiological Problem of Evil ; 12. Aquinas's Shiny Happy People: Perfect Happiness and the Limits of Human Nature