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The Question of God: An Introduction and Sourcebook Michael F. Palmer

The Question of God: An Introduction and Sourcebook

Michael F. Palmer

Published January 31st 2002
ISBN : 9781134593316
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384 pages
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This important textbook introduces the six great arguments for the existence of God, as found in a wealth of primary sources from classic and contemporary texts. It requires no specialist knowledge of philosophy, and is ideally suited to students andMoreThis important textbook introduces the six great arguments for the existence of God, as found in a wealth of primary sources from classic and contemporary texts. It requires no specialist knowledge of philosophy, and is ideally suited to students and teachers at school or university level. Sections include:* The Ontological Argument (Anselm, Haight, Descartes, Kant, Findlay, Malcolm, Hick)* The Cosmological Argument (Aquinas, Taylor, Hume, Kant)* The Argument from Design (Paley, Hume, Darwin, Dawkins, Ward)* The Argument from Miracles (Hume, Hambourger, Coleman, Flew, Swinburne, Diamond)* The Moral Argument (Plato, Lewis, Kant, Rachels, Martin, Nielsen)* The Pragmatic Argument (Pascal, Gracely, Stich, Penelhum, James, Moore).Additional features include:* revision questions* key reading for each chapter and an extensive bibliography* illustrated biographies of key thinkers and their works* marginal notes and summaries of arguments.