Ontological Arguments and Belief in God

Cambridge University Press (1995)

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Graham Oppy
Monash University
Abstract
This book is a unique contribution to the philosophy of religion. It offers a comprehensive discussion of one of the most famous arguments for the existence of God: the ontological argument. The author provides and analyses a critical taxonomy of those versions of the argument that have been advanced in recent philosophical literature, as well as of those historically important versions found in the work of St Anselm, Descartes, Leibniz, Hegel and others. A central thesis of the book is that ontological arguments have no value in the debate between theists and atheists. There is a detailed review of the literature on the topic (separated from the main body of the text) and a very substantial bibliography, making this volume an indispensable resource for philosophers of religion and others interested in religious studies.
Keywords God Proof, Ontological  God Bibliography
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Call number BT102.O67 1995
ISBN(s) 0521481201   9780521481205   9780521039000   9780511663840   9780511887406
DOI 10.1023/a:1002905107227
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