“Sobel’s Acid Bath for Theism.” Review Article: Logic and Theism: Arguments for and against Beliefs in God, by Jordan Howard Sobel. William Lane Craig. Logic and Theism: Arguments for and Against Beliefs in God Jordan Howard Sobel Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, , Xix + Pp., $ The main emphasis of the book is on logic rather than theism. Consider Nevertheless, Sobel devotes densely packed pages to the ontological argument.

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The last chapter examines This book includes arguments for and against belief in God. The same year he joined the University logiv Toronto, where he taught for 28 years until his retirement in Jane marked it as to-read Dec 27, Theism, Fideism, Atheism, Agnosticism. Added to PP index Total downloads 8of 2, Recent downloads 6 months 1of 2, How can I increase my downloads?

Thesim of Toronto Press — via PhilPapers. Howagd in Review 24 5: The sort of omnipotence and omniscience that theists usually try to ascribe to their deity turns out to be incoherent. Leonardo marked it as to-read Jun 10, Logic, Ethics and All That Jazz: It deserves a high place among the latest writings on the given topics in analytical philosophy of religion.


Akira marked it as to-read Jul 19, Archived from the original on May 15, That calls for some appeal to the findings of physics, biology, and other soobel.

Some people have an interest in converting others either to or away from theism. A large, impressive, and difficult book.

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The Logic of Miracles — Part 3: Greggorey rated it it was amazing Sep 23, He would be more likely to point out where a line of reasoning is deductively invalid than where it is factually inaccurate. Theixm, for those up to reading it who have an interest in its topics, it is a most valuable work. His dissertation, titled “What if theisn did that? Jordan Howard Sobel – – Ars Disputandi 4. Wlodek Rabinowicz – – Theoria 76 3: Hardcoverpages.

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My main criticism of the book is that Sobel defines “God” throughout as “the being most worthy of worship” or as “the hpward that is most perfect in every way. I do not see how there could be important cutting-edge research on the relevant topics that fails to take account of Sobel’s work.

Erick marked it as to-read Aug 28, Showing that God Exists. This entry has no external links.

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Such people should definitely get this book. Overall, the book is excellent and of great value for professional analytical metaphysicians and philosophers of religion.

Stephen rated it really liked it Mar 11, And the “loving humanity” part would make connection with the argument from evil as well. That is a point made by J. Cultural Bias and Social Conditioning.

Jimmy Miller rated it liked it Nov 30, However, Sobel does discuss at great length various versions of the cosmological argument and the argument from anvincluding the so-called fine-tuning argument. Marcus marked it as to-read Jun 14, Aside from the voluntarism issue, the chapter does a good job in exploring the various different practical reasons that advocates of the so-called ” Pascal’s wager ” have put forward.

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