A Companion to Philosophy of Religion

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Charles Taliaferro, Paul Draper, Philip L. Quinn
John Wiley & Sons, Jan 19, 2010 - Philosophy - 784 pages
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In 85 new and updated essays, this comprehensive volume provides an authoritative guide to the philosophy of religion.
  • Includes contributions from established philosophers and rising stars
  • 22 new entries have now been added, and all material from the previous edition has been updated and reorganized
  • Broad coverage spans the areas of world religions, theism, atheism, , the problem of evil, science and religion, and ethics
 

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Contents

Acknowledgements
xviii
Introduction to the Second Edition
1
Part I Philosophical Issues in the Religions of the World
3
Part II Philosophical Theology and Philosophy of Religion in Western History
81
Part III Philosophy of Religion and Religious Philosophy in the Twentieth Century
141
Part IV The Concept of God
225
Part V The Justification of Religious Belief
357
Part VI Challenges to Theistic Belief
449
Part VII Religion and Science
527
Part VIII Religion and Values
575
Part IX Current Trends and New Directions
649
Resources for Further Study
724
Index
726
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Charles Taliaferro is professor of philosophy at St. Olaf College and the author or editor of eleven books, including Evidence and Faith: Philosophy and Religion since the Seventeenth Century (2005). He is on the editorial board of American Philosophical Quarterly, Philosophy Compass, Sophia, and Religious Studies, and has been a visiting scholar at NYU and Oxford, Princeton, and Columbia Universities.

Paul Draper is professor of philosophy at Purdue University and a former president of the Society for Philosophy of Religion. He is the author of the article "Pain and Pleasure: An Evidential Problem for Theists" in Nous (1989) and the editor of God or Blind Nature? Philosophers Debate the Evidence (2007). He is editor of Philo: A Journal of Philosophy and serves on the editorial boards of International Journal for Philosophy of Religion and Faith and Philosophy.

Philip L. Quinn (1940-2004) was John A. O'Brien Professor of Philosophy at the University of Notre Dame, Indiana. He was author of Divine Commands and Moral Requirements (1978) and of numerous articles in philosophy of religion, philosophy of science, theoretical physics, religious ethics, metaphysics, epistemology, value theory, political philosophy, and philosophy and literature.

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