Ontological Arguments

Cambridge: Cambridge University Press (2020)
  Copy   BIBTEX

Abstract

Proving the existence of God is a perennial philosophical ambition. An armchair proof would be the jackpot. Ontological arguments promise as much. This Element studies the most famous ontological arguments from Anselm, Descartes, Plantinga, and others besides. While the verdict is that ontological arguments don't work, they get us entangled in fun philosophical puzzles, from philosophy of religion to philosophy of language, from metaphysics to ethics, and beyond.

Links

PhilArchive



    Upload a copy of this work     Papers currently archived: 94,420

External links

Setup an account with your affiliations in order to access resources via your University's proxy server

Through your library

Similar books and articles

Ontological arguments and belief in God.Graham Robert Oppy - 1995 - Cambridge UK: Cambridge University Press.
Ontological arguments.Graham Oppy - 2014 - Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy.
Ontological Arguments.Graham Oppy - 2019 - The Philosophers' Magazine 86:66-73.
Ontological Arguments and Belief in God. [REVIEW]Graham Oppy - 1998 - Philosophical Quarterly 48 (193):553-555.
Ontological Arguments and Belief in God. [REVIEW]Richard M. Gale - 1995 - Philosophical and Phenomenological Research 58 (3):715-719.
Modal Ontological Arguments.Gregory R. P. Stacey - 2023 - Philosophy Compass 18 (8):e12938.
Higher-order ontological arguments.Graham Oppy - 2008 - Philosophy Compass 3 (5):1066-1078.
Maydole on Ontological Arguments.Graham Oppy - 2012 - In Miroslaw Szatkowski (ed.), Ontological Proofs Today. Ontos Verlag. pp. 445.

Analytics

Added to PP
2018-05-30

Downloads
29 (#547,476)

6 months
4 (#1,045,477)

Historical graph of downloads
How can I increase my downloads?

Author's Profile

Tyron Goldschmidt
King's College London (PhD)

Citations of this work

Ontological arguments.Graham Oppy - 2014 - Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy.

Add more citations

References found in this work

No references found.

Add more references