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Oxford Studies in Philosophy of Religion: Volume 2

Oxford Studies in Philosophy of Religion: Volume 2

by Jonathan L. KvanvigJonathan L. Kvanvig
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Oxford Studies in Philosophy of Religion is an annual volume offering a regular snapshot of state-of-the-art work in this longstanding area of philosophy that has seen an explosive growth of interest over the past half century. Under the guidance of a distinguished editorial board, it publishes exemplary papers in any area of philosophy of religion.

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ISBN-13: 9780199575459
Publisher: Oxford University Press
Publication date: 02/01/2010
Series: Oxford Studies in Philosophy of Religion , #2
Edition description: New Edition
Pages: 346
Product dimensions: 5.40(w) x 8.40(h) x 0.90(d)

About the Author

Jonathan L. Kvanvig is Distinguished Professor of Philosophy at Baylor University, having held positions previously at the University of Missouri, Texas A&M University, and the University of Notre Dame. His research areas include metaphysics and epistemology as well as the philosophy of religion, having published to date six books and one hundred articles.

Table of Contents

Editor's Introduction vii

List of Contributors viii

1 On Evil's Vague Necessity Michael J. Almeida 1

2 Epistemic Humility, Arguments from Evil, and Moral Skepticism Daniel Howard-Snyder 17

3 Fission, Freedom, and the Fall Hud Hudson 58

4 Evaluating Religion Tomis Kapitan 80

5 Against Deity Theories Brian Leftow 105

6 Pointless Suffering? How to Make the Problem of Evil Sufficiently Serious Hugh J. McCann 161

7 Divine Will Theory: Intentions or Desires? Christian Miller 185

8 Design Inferences in an Infinite Universe Bradley Monton 208

9 Gods Graham Oppy 231

10 The Evolutionary Answer to the Problem of Faith and Reason J. L. Schellenberg 251

11 Lotteries and Miracles Jordan Howard Sobel 275

12 Ockhamism and Molinism-Foreknowledge-and Prophecy Ted A. Warfield 317

Index 333

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