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“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 next two chapters explore the problem of evil in great depth. Pavel is currently reading it Sep 23, Responses to Taliaferro, Swinburne, and Koons. Petronius Jablonski rated it it was amazing Mar 15, Jordan Howard Sobel – – Philosophia Christi 8 2: I taught philosophy to thousands of students, and not a single one of them ever put any stock in it.

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Inthe University of Uppsala bestowed an honorary doctorate on Sobel. Nicholas marked it as to-read Apr 29, John DePoe – – Philosophia Christi 10 1: Erick marked it as to-read Logi 28, Greggorey rated it it was amazing Sep 23, Sign in Create an account. Sobel’s treatment of the topic is superior to most.


Theism, Fideism, Atheism, Agnosticism. Felipe rated it it was amazing Aug 18, ojrdan They seek arguments that are both cogent and persuasive, the sort that are presented in public debates on the existence of God.

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Sobel is the author of more than 75 refereed publications in philosophy, as well as four books. Jane marked it as to-read Dec 27, It deserves a high place among rheism latest writings on the given topics in analytical philosophy of religion.

The book is long, abstruse, technical making ample use of symbolic logic and Bayesian notation jordna, and written in a rather difficult style. Retrieved from ” https: Sidhu marked it as to-read Apr 11, The arguments for the belief are analyzed in the first six chapters and include ontological arguments from Anselm through Godel; the cosmological arguments of Aquinas and Leibniz; and arguments from evidence for design and miracles.

Review of Logic and Theism

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Sobel’s work here is precise, detailed, and, in the end, I think, accurate. History of Western Philosophy.

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