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The Existence of God - Richard Swinburne

Hardcover Published: 1st June 2004
ISBN: 9780199271672
Number Of Pages: 372

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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.

`Review from previous edition This impressive book ... deserves the serious attention of theologians ... Anyone seriously interested in philosophy of religion or systematic theology should read it. ' Basil Mitchell, Journal of Theological Studies `It is ... the best and most philosophically interesting among recent defences of theism.' Elonore Stump, The Thomist `He has ... set a highwater mark for inductive discussion of the existence of God.' Richard E. Creel, Journal of the American Academy of Religion `A first-rate contribution to philosophical theology.' William Rowe, Philosophical Books

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

ISBN: 9780199271672
ISBN-10: 0199271674
Audience: Professional
Format: Hardcover
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 372
Published: 1st June 2004
Publisher: Oxford University Press
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 22.4 x 14.5  x 2.5
Weight (kg): 0.55
Edition Number: 2
Edition Type: Revised