On arguing for the existence of god as a synthesis between realism and anti-realism

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This article examines a somewhat neglected argument for the existence of God which appeals to the divine perspective as a way of reconciling the conflicting claims of realism and anti-realism. Six representative examples are set out (Berkeley, Ferrier, T. H. Green, Josiah Royce, Gordon Clark and Michael Dummett), reasons are considered why this argument has received less attention than it might, and a brief sketch given of the most promising way in which it might be developed
Keywords Realism  Anti-realism  God  Existence  Berkeley  Ferrier  T. H. Green  Josiah Royce  Gordon Clark  Michael Dummett
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