Arguing about Gods

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Cambridge University Press, Sep 4, 2006 - Philosophy
In this book, Graham Oppy examines arguments for and against the existence of God. He shows that none of these arguments is powerful enough to change the minds of reasonable participants in debates on the question of the existence of God. His conclusion is supported by detailed analyses of the arguments as well as by the development of a theory about the purpose of arguments and the criteria that should be used in judging whether or not arguments are successful. Oppy discusses the work of a wide array of philosophers, including Anselm, Aquinas, Descartes, Locke, Leibniz, Kant, Hume and, more recently, Plantinga, Dembski, White, Dawkins, Bergman, Gale and Pruss.

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I have not yet read this book, but I just wanted to point out an error made in the given review.
Contrary to popular belief, Dawkins is NOT a philosopher by any stretch of the imagination. He can
perhaps be called a pop philosopher, by he is not an academic philosopher but any accepted standard. The same is true for Bergman.
The perpetuation of these myths is an embarrassment & degradation to the school of philosophy & to true philosophers everywhere.

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