The existence of God

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Clarendon Press, 1991 - Music - 327 pages
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This book, the second in Swinburne's acclaimed trilogy on the philosophy of religion, examines the most important arguments for and against the existence of God--including the cosmological argument and arguments from design, consciousness and moral awareness, and miracles and religious experience. This revised includes two new appendices. In the first, Swinburne replies to criticisms of his arguments made by J.L. Mackie in this The Miracle of Theism and in the second, he assesses the evidential force of recent scientific discoveries of the extent to which the universe is "fine-tuned" to the production of animals and humankind.

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User Review  - Jeffrey Backlin - Goodreads

Advanced: the second in a trilogy. Swinburne discusses the existence of God via natural theology. Read full review

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User Review  - Jacob Williams - Goodreads

This is the best defense of theism I've read. I'm not converted, but Swinburne is certainly more compelling than, say, William Lane Craig. Read full review

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Contents

Introduction
1
Inductive Arguments
5
The Nature of Explanation
22
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Richard Swinburne was Professor of Philosophy at the University of Keele; Nolloth Professor of the Philosophy of the Christian Religion, University of Oxford, and Fellow of the British Academy. He is the author of many books on the nature and justification of religious belief, and on other areas of
philosophy including the philosophy of mind and epistemology.

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