Wiley-Blackwell (2008)

Authors
Timothy O'Connor
Indiana University, Bloomington
Abstract
An expansive, yet succinct, analysis of the Philosophy of Religion – from metaphysics through theology. Organized into two sections, the text first examines truths concerning what is possible and what is necessary. These chapters lay the foundation for the book’s second part – the search for a metaphysical framework that permits the possibility of an ultimate explanation that is correct and complete. A cutting-edge scholarly work which engages with the traditional metaphysician’s quest for a true ultimate explanation of the most general features of the world we inhabit Develops an original view concerning the epistemology and metaphysics of modality, or truths concerning what is possible or necessary Applies this framework to a re-examination of the cosmological argument for theism Defends a novel version of the Leibnizian cosmological argument
Keywords Theism  Modality (Logic  Contingency (Philosophy
Categories (categorize this paper)
Reprint years 2011, 2012
Buy this book $25.70 used (34% off)   $27.48 new (29% off)   $35.77 from Amazon (8% off)   Amazon page
Call number BD555.O36 2008
ISBN(s) 9781405169691   1405169699   9781444350883   1444350889   9781444345469
Options
Edit this record
Mark as duplicate
Export citation
Find it on Scholar
Request removal from index
Revision history

Download options

PhilArchive copy


Upload a copy of this paper     Check publisher's policy     Papers currently archived: 70,307
External links

Setup an account with your affiliations in order to access resources via your University's proxy server
Configure custom proxy (use this if your affiliation does not provide a proxy)
Through your library

References found in this work BETA

No references found.

Add more references

Citations of this work BETA

Foundational Grounding and the Argument From Contingency.Kenneth L. Pearce - 2017 - Oxford Studies in Philosophy of Religion 8.
Arguing to Theism From Consciousness.Ben Page - 2020 - Faith and Philosophy 37 (3):336-362.
The Awe-Some Argument for Pantheism.T. Ryan Byerly - 2019 - European Journal for Philosophy of Religion 11 (2):1-21.
The Fine-Tuning Argument.Neil A. Manson - 2009 - Philosophy Compass 4 (1):271-286.

View all 39 citations / Add more citations

Similar books and articles

Explanation and the Cosmological Argument.Bruce Reichenbach - 2004 - In Michael Peterson & Raymond vanArragon (eds.), Contemporary Debates in Philosophy of Religion. London: Blackwell. pp. 97-114.
Theism and Ultimate Explanation.Jude P. Dougherty - 2011 - Review of Metaphysics 64 (3):649-651.
Algebraic Self-Duality as the "Ultimate Explanation".Michael Heller - 2004 - Foundations of Science 9 (4):369-385.
Merely Possible Explanation.Ghislain Guigon - 2011 - Religious Studies 47 (3):359-370.
Explanation and Mystery in Religion.Keith Ward - 1973 - Religious Studies 9 (1):23 - 37.
Is Theism a Simple, and Hence Probable, Explanation for the Universe?John Ostrowick - 2012 - South African Journal of Philosophy 31 (2):354-368.
Traditional Christian Theism and Truthmaker Maximalism.Timothy Pawl - 2012 - European Journal for Philosophy of Religion 4 (1):197-218.
Why the Ultimate Argument for Scientific Realism Ultimately Fails.Moti Mizrahi - 2012 - Studies in History and Philosophy of Science Part A 43 (1):132-138.

Analytics

Added to PP index
2009-01-28

Total views
96 ( #121,920 of 2,507,697 )

Recent downloads (6 months)
7 ( #102,768 of 2,507,697 )

How can I increase my downloads?

Downloads

My notes