The Existence of God / Edition 2

The Existence of God / Edition 2

by Richard Swinburne
     
 

Richard Swinburne presents a substantially rewritten and updated edition of his most celebrated book. No other work has made a more powerful case for the probability of the existence of God. Swinburne argues compellingly that the existence of the universe, its law-governed nature and fine-tuning, human consciousness and moral awareness, and evidence of miracles and

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Richard Swinburne presents a substantially rewritten and updated edition of his most celebrated book. No other work has made a more powerful case for the probability of the existence of God. Swinburne argues compellingly that the existence of the universe, its law-governed nature and fine-tuning, human consciousness and moral awareness, and evidence of miracles and religious experience, all taken together (and despite the occurrence of pain and suffering), make it likely that there is a God.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780199271689
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
Publication date:
06/03/2004
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
376
Sales rank:
934,028
Product dimensions:
8.40(w) x 5.40(h) x 0.70(d)

Table of Contents

Introduction
1. Inductive Arguments
2. The Nature of Explanation
3. The Justification of Explanation
4. Complete Explanation
5. The Intrinsic Probability of Theism
6. The Explanatory Power of Theism: General Considerations
7. The Cosmological Argument
8. Teleological Arguments
9. Arguments from Consciousness and Morality
10. The Argument from Providence
11. The Problem of Evil
12. Arguments from History and Miracles
13. The Argument from Religious Experience
14. The Balance of Probability
Additional Note 1: The Trinity
Additional Note 2: Recent Arguments to Design from Biology
Additional Note 3: Plantinga's Argument Against Evolutionary Naturalism

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