David Bourget (Western Ontario)
David Chalmers (ANU, NYU)
Rafael De Clercq
Jack Alan Reynolds
Learn more about PhilPapers
Religious Studies 37 (3):259-269 (2001)
This paper critically examines what Nicholas Wolterstorff has to say in Divine Discourse in response to the two questions in the title. It tries to show that his argument for the conclusion that God can have the obligations of a speaker is defective. It also tries to show that his argument for the conclusion that some actual person is entitled to believe that God has spoken to her is incomplete. The paper's conclusion is that Wolterstorff's arguments fail to establish, or to provide strong grounds for accepting, a positive answer to either of the questions in its title.
|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
Fritz Buri (1968). How Can We Still Speak Responsibly of God? Philadelphia, Fortress Press.
Charles Hartshorne (1962). How Some Speak and yet Do Not Speak of God. Philosophy and Phenomenological Research 23 (2):274-276.
Peter Forrest (1991). How Can We Speak of God? How Can We Speak of Anything. International Journal for Philosophy of Religion 29 (1):33 - 52.
Susan Peppers-Bates (2008). Divine Simplicity and Divine Command Ethics. International Philosophical Quarterly 48 (3):361-369.
Elmer L. Towns (2009). God Laughs: And Other Surprising Things You Never Knew About Him. Regal Books.
Charles Billingsley (2009). God Laughs: And Other Surprising Things You Never Knew About Him. Regal Books.
Michael Levine (1998). God Speak. Religious Studies 34 (1):1-16.
Added to index2009-01-28
Total downloads19 ( #95,967 of 1,139,978 )
Recent downloads (6 months)1 ( #157,515 of 1,139,978 )
How can I increase my downloads?