New Waves in Philosophy of Religion

New Waves in Philosophy of Religion

Paperback(2008)

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Overview

Cutting-edge research is presented by some of the best philosophers of religion of the new generation, who address such topics as divine attributes, the origin of the universe, evolution and design, implications and puzzles of religious doctrines, morality and God, and the meaning of life.


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ISBN-13: 9780230223851
Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan UK
Publication date: 11/14/2008
Series: New Waves in Philosophy
Edition description: 2008
Pages: 219
Product dimensions: 5.40(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.50(d)

About the Author

TIM BAYNE is University Lecturer in Philosophy of Mind, University of Oxford and Fellow of St. Catherine's College, UK

CHRISTOPHER J. EBERLE is Assistant Professor of Philosophy, United States Naval Academy, USA

DAVID EFIRD is Senior Lecturer in Philosophy, University of York, UK

DANIEL J. HILL is Lecturer in Philosophy, University of Liverpool, UK

DANIEL HOWARD-SNYDER is Professor of Philosophy, University of Western Washington, USA

KLAAS J. KRAAY is Associate Professor of Philosophy, Ryerson University, Canada

NEIL A. MANSON is Assistant Professor of Philosophy, University of Mississippi, USA

T. J. MAWSON is Fellow and Tutor in Philosophy, St Peters College, Oxford, UK

THADDEUS METZ is Associate Professor of Philosophy and Director of the Wits Centre for Ethics, University of the Witwatersrand, South Africa

CHRISTIAN B. MILLER is Assistant Professor of Philosophy, Wake Forest University, USA

ALEXANDER R. PRUSS is Associate Professor of Philosophy, Baylor University, USA

GREG RESTALL is Associate Professor of Philosophy, University of Melbourne, Australia

Table of Contents

List of Contributors Introduction; Y.Nagasawa and E.J.Wielenberg A New Definition of 'Omnipotence' in Terms of Sets; D.J.Hill Can God Choose a World at Random?; K.J.Kraay Why is there Anything at All?; T.J.Mawson Programs, Bugs, DNA and a Design Argument; A.R.Pruss The 'Why Design?' Question; N.A.Manson Divine Command Theory and the Semantics of Quantified Modal Logic; D.Efird Divine Desire Theory and Obligation; C.B.Miller The Puzzle of Prayers of Thanksgiving and Praise; D.Howard-Snyder A Participatory Model of the Atonement; T.Bayne and G.Restall Basic Human Worth: Religious and Secular Perspectives; C.J.Eberle Imperfection as Sufficient for a Meaningful Life: How Much is Enough?; T.Metz Index

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