Faith and Philosophy 12 (2):237-250 (1995)

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Graham Oppy
Monash University
Abstract
Kalam cosmological arguments have recently been the subject of criticisms, at least inter alia, by physicists---Paul Davies, Stephen Hawking---and philosophers of science---Adolf Grunbaum. In a series of recent articles, William Craig has attempted to show that these criticisms are “superficial, iII-conceived, and based on misunderstanding.” I argue that, while some of the discussion of Davies and Hawking is not philosophically sophisticated, the points raised by Davies, Hawking and Grunbaum do suffice to undermine the dialectical efficacy of kalam cosmological arguments.
Keywords Paul Davies  Stephen Hawking  Adolf Grunbaum  William lane Craig  Kalam  Cosmological Argument  Cosmology  Kalam Cosmological Argument  Physics
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ISBN(s) 0739-7046
DOI faithphil199512218
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