Analytic Philosophy of Religion: its History since 1955

Author: Duncan, Steven

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PDF ISBN 978-1-84760-043-1 210 pages; File size 1.3 mb Permissions: one printing permitted; copying disabled. Also in ePub and Mobi

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This book is a reconstruction and interpretation of the development of analytic philosophy of religion in Britain and the United States, with special reference to the debate over the existence of God and the problem of evil, during the last fifty years. Three Formats: PDF, ePub, Mobi.

Contents

Introduction: What is the Philosophy of Religion?
Chapter 1: Theism and Atheism
Chapter 2: Neo-Thomism and the Rise of Analysis
Chapter 3: The Problem of Religious Language
Chapter 4: The Argument from Evil and the Origins of Inductivism
Chapter 5: The Inductivist Paradigm
Chapter 6: The Ontological Argument Redivivus
Chapter 7: The Cosmological Argument Redivivus
Chapter 8: The Teleological Argument Redivivus
Chapter 9: Post-Deductivism and the Rise of Christian Philosophy
Chapter 10: The Philosophy of Religion Today

"Anyone desiring a concise yet rigorous and substantive review of most of the important work that has been done in analytic philosophy of religion during the past half century will want to consult this new Ebook by Steven Duncan. It is so well-written that it should prove valuable both to the professional philosopher seeking to review the latest developments in the field as well as to the student of philosophy seeking entry into one the most exciting and vibrant areas of contemporary philosophical research. Moreover, as someone whose area of specialization is philosophy of religion, I came away with a deepened understanding on a number of key issues. This is a wonderful book!" Professor Paul Herrick, Shoreline Community College (Author, The Many Worlds of Logic, Oxford University Press)

About the author

Steven M. Duncan (1954- ) received his Ph.D. in philosophy from the University of Washington in 1987 and has taught at various colleges and universities for the past thirty years; he is currently on the adjunct philosophy faculty at Bellevue Community College. His other publications include A Primer of Modern Virtue Ethics (UPA, 1995) and The Proof of the External World (forthcoming in 2008 from Wipf and Stock).

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"Anyone desiring a concise yet rigorous and substantive review of most of the important work that has been done in analytic philosophy of religion during the past half century will want to consult this new Ebook by Steven Duncan. … I came away with a deepened understanding on a number of key issues. This is a wonderful book!" -- Professor Paul Herrick 

 

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