God, Freedom, and Evil

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Wm. B. Eerdmans Publishing, 1974 - Religion - 112 pages
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In his discussion of natural theology (arguments to prove the existence of God) and natural atheology (arguments for the falsehood of theistic belief) Plantinga focuses on two of the traditional arguments: the ontological argument as an example of natural theology, and the problem of evil as the most important representative of natural atheology. Accessible to serious general readers.
 

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Review: God, Freedom, and Evil

User Review  - Tara Lnberg - Goodreads

Very technical, yet does the job well. What job? Good question. Read full review

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User Review  - Jacob O'connor - Goodreads

God exists. It's as obvious as the nose on our faces. Fish might take the water for granted, but without it they can't even be. But if it's so obvious, where is that slam-dunk argument that makes it ... Read full review

Contents

Introduction I
2
Does the Existence of Evil Make It Unlikely That God Exists?
59
b Other Atheological Arguments
65
NATURAL THEOLOGY
75
a The Cosmological Argument
77
b The Teleological Argument
83
The Ontological Argument
85
Caunilos Objection
89
Kants Objection
92
The Irrelevance of Kants Objection
97
The Argument Restated
98
Its Fatal Flaw
101
A Modal Version of the Argument
104
A Flaw in the Ointment
106
The Argument Restated
108
I0 The Argument Triumphant III
111

Anselms Reply
90

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