Gambling on God: Essays on Pascal's Wager / Edition 1

Gambling on God: Essays on Pascal's Wager / Edition 1

by Jeff Jordan
     
 

ISBN-10: 0847678342

ISBN-13: 9780847678341

Pub. Date: 05/17/1994

Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, Inc.

Gambling on God brings together a superb collection of new and classic essays that provide the first sustained analysis of Pascal's Wager and the idea of an infinite utility as well as the first in-depth look at moral objections to the Wager.

Overview

Gambling on God brings together a superb collection of new and classic essays that provide the first sustained analysis of Pascal's Wager and the idea of an infinite utility as well as the first in-depth look at moral objections to the Wager.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780847678341
Publisher:
Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, Inc.
Publication date:
05/17/1994
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
200
Product dimensions:
5.88(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.52(d)

Table of Contents

Chapter 1 Introduction Chapter 2 The Wager in Pascal and Others Chapter 3 The Logic of Pascal's Wager Chapter 4 Pragmatic Reasons for Belief Chapter 5 Moral Objections to Pascalian Wagering Chapter 6 Wagering and the Evidence Chapter 7 A Central Theistic Argument Chapter 8 The Many-Gods Objection Chapter 9 Infinite Decision Theory Chapter 10 Pascal's Wager and Finite Utility Chapter 11 Bibliography Chapter 12 Index

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