Reading Philosophy of Religion

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Graham Oppy, Michael Scott
John Wiley & Sons, Apr 26, 2010 - Philosophy - 328 pages
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Reading Philosophy of Religion combines a diverse selection of classical and contemporary texts in philosophy of religion with insightful commentaries.
  • Offers a unique presentation through a combination of text and interactive commentary
  • Provides a mix of classic and contemporary texts, including some not anthologized elsewhere
  • Includes writings from thinkers such as Aquinas, Boethius, Hume, Plantinga and Putnam
  • Divided into sections which examine religious language, the existence of God, reason, argument and belief, divine properties, and religious pluralism
 

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Contents

Commentary on Ayer
11
Commentary on Berkeley
26
Commentary on Putnam
44
Commentary on Alston
62
Arguments about the Existence of God
67
Introduction to Aquinas
81
Introduction to Pascal
93
Introduction to Paley
103
Introduction to James
187
Commentary on James
198
Introduction to Plantinga
204
Commentary on Plantinga
213
Introduction to Rey
221
Commentary on Rey
230
Introduction to Savage
238
Introduction to Pike
248

Commentary on Paley
110
Introduction to Hume
116
Commentary on Hume
122
Commentary on Everitt
132
Introduction to Mackie
138
Commentary on Mackie
146
Commentary on Rowe
156
Introduction to New
163
Commentary on New
170
Introduction to Kretzmann
257
Commentary on Kretzmann
264
Introduction to Boethius
270
Religious Diversity
280
Commentary on Hick
287
Commentary on Plantinga
304
Index
310
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About the author (2010)

Graham Oppy is Professor of Philosophy at Monash University, where he has recently been Head of the School of Philosophy and Bioethics, and Associate Dean Research in the Faculty of Arts. His publications in philosophy of religion include Ontological Arguments and Belief in God (1996), Philosophical Perspectives on Infinity (2006), and Arguing about Gods (2006) and numerous journal articles.

Michael Scott is lecturer in Philosophy at the University of Manchester and editor of Ars Disputandi, an online journal in philosophy of religion. He has written several papers in philosophy of religion and perception and co-authored Realism and Religion (2007) with Andrew Moore.

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