David Bourget (Western Ontario)
David Chalmers (ANU, NYU)
Rafael De Clercq
Jack Alan Reynolds
Learn more about PhilPapers
Faith and Philosophy 26 (1):42-63 (2009)
In this paper I consider Kierkegaard’s pseudonymous attack on natural theology with respect to how it lines up with Catholic thought on that topic. I argue that Kierkegaard’s recently shown similarities to accounts of basic beliefs raise an interesting question when a Catholic hybrid of basic beliefs and natural theology, which I develop in the paper, is considered. Kierkegaard does not attack what we might call natural reason, or a natural awareness of God’s existence, only natural theology’s demonstrative capabilities, and his reasons for doing the latter, in our current epistemological climate, are shown to be mistaken
|Keywords||No keywords specified (fix it)|
|Categories||categorize this paper)|
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.
Citations of this work BETA
No citations found.
Similar books and articles
Brian Davies (2009). Is God Beyond Reason? Philosophical Investigations 32 (4):338-359.
Roe Fremstedal (2013). The Moral Argument for the Existence of God and Immortality. Journal of Religious Ethics 41 (1):50-78.
Michael Sudduth (2009). Revisiting the ‘Reformed Objection’ to Natural Theology. European Journal for Philosophy of Religion 2 (2):37-62.
C. Stephen Evans (1988). Kierkegaard and Plantinga on Belief in God. Faith and Philosophy 5 (1):25-39.
Richard Swinburne (2004). Natural Theology, Its “Dwindling Probabilities” and “Lack of Rapport”. Faith and Philosophy 21 (4):533 - 546.
Alexander Pruss, Faith, Paradox, Reason and the Argumentum Spiritus Sancti in Climacus and Kierkegaard.
C. Stephen Evans (2000). Kierkegaard on Religious Authority. Faith and Philosophy 17 (1):48-67.
Stephen John Grabill (2006). Rediscovering the Natural Law in Reformed Theological Ethics. William B. Eerdmans Pub. Co..
Gregory Beabout (1991). Existential Despair in Kierkegaard. Philosophy and Theology 6 (2):167-174.
Adriaan Peperzak (2009). How Natural Is Reason? Philosophy and Theology 21 (1/2):179-198.
Karen L. Carr (1996). The Offense of Reason and the Passion of Faith. Faith and Philosophy 13 (2):236-251.
Martin Rhonheimer (2000). Natural Law and Practical Reason: A Thomist View of Moral Autonomy. Fordham University Press.
Jolita Pons (2004). Stealing a Gift: Kierkegaard's Pseudonyms and the Bible. Fordham University Press.
Added to index2011-01-09
Total downloads2 ( #411,440 of 1,692,220 )
Recent downloads (6 months)1 ( #184,284 of 1,692,220 )
How can I increase my downloads?