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The God of the Philosophers - Anthony Kenny

The God of the Philosophers

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Published: 18th December 1986
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This provocative book examines some of the principal attributes traditionally ascribed to God in western theism, particularly omniscience and omnipotence. From his discussion of a number of related topics, including a comprehensive treatment of the problem of the relations between divine foreknowledge and human freedom, Kenny concludes that there can be no such being as the God of traditional natural theology.

"Ingeniously and closely argued."--Journal of the American Academy of Religion
"A fine book, small but remarkably rich in its combination of historical erudition, overview of recent discussion, and valuable original argument. It deserves close attention from all who care about the philosophy of God."--Philosophical Review

Introduction
The God of the Philosophersp. 3
Omniscience
The Eternal Truthsp. 15
Omniscience and Experiencep. 27
Omniscience, Eternity, and Timep. 38
Foreknowledge
Foreknowledge and Indeterminismp. 51
Foreknowledge and Determinismp. 72
Omnipotence
The Definition of Omnipotencep. 91
Omnipotence and Timep. 100
Omnipotence and Goodnessp. 110
Conclusion
The God of Reason and the God of Faithp. 121
Bibliographyp. 130
Indexp. 133
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ISBN: 9780198249689
ISBN-10: 0198249683
Audience: Professional
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 392
Published: 18th December 1986
Publisher: Oxford University Press
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 21.59 x 13.97  x 0.86
Weight (kg): 0.2