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  1. Some Puzzles Concerning Omnipotence.George I. Mavrodes - 1963 - Philosophical Review 72 (2):221-223.
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    Conventions and the Morality of War.George I. Mavrodes - 1975 - Philosophy and Public Affairs 4 (2):117-131.
  3. Revelation in Religious Belief.George I. Mavrodes - 1988 - Temple University Press.
  4. The Life Everlasting and the Bodily Criterion of Identity.George I. Mavrodes - 1977 - Noûs 11 (1):27-39.
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  5. Perspectives on the Philosophy of William P. Alston.William P. Alston, Carl Ginet, Alvin I. Goldman, John Greco, George I. Mavrodes, Philip L. Quinn, Alessandra Tanesini, Nicholas Wolterstorff, Linda Zagzebski & Laurence BonJour - 2005 - Rowman & Littlefield Publishers.
    One of the most influential analytic philosophers of the late twentieth century, William P. Alston is a leading light in epistemology, philosophy of religion, and the philosophy of language. In this volume, twelve leading philosophers critically discuss the central topics of his work in these areas, including perception, epistemic circularity, justification, the problem of religious diversity, and truth.
     
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    Is the Past Unpreventable?George I. Mavrodes - 1984 - Faith and Philosophy 1 (2):131-146.
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  7. Miracles and the Laws of Nature.George I. Mavrodes - 1985 - Faith and Philosophy 2 (4):333-346.
    Construing miracles as “violations,” I argue that a law of nature must specify some kind of possibility. But we must have here a sense of possibility for which the ancient rule of logic---ab esse ad posse valet consequentia---does not hold. We already have one example associated with the concept of statute law, a law which specifies what is legally possible but which is not destroyed by a violation. If laws of nature are construed as specifying some analogous sense of what (...)
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    Is' and 'Ought'.George I. Mavrodes - 1964 - Analysis 25 (2):42 - 44.
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    ``Is the Past Preventable?&Quot.George I. Mavrodes - 1984 - Faith and Philosophy 1 (2):131-146.
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  10. Belief in God: A Study in the Epistemology of Religion.George I. Mavrodes - 1973 - Philosophy and Rhetoric 6 (3):191-192.
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    Defining Omnipotence.George I. Mavrodes - 1977 - Philosophical Studies 32 (2):191 - 202.
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    A Response to John Hick.George I. Mavrodes - 1997 - Faith and Philosophy 14 (3):289-294.
    Hick professes now to be a “poly-something” and a “mono-something.” Most of my response is directed to these claims. I suggest that (contrary to my earlier assumption) Hick does not take any of the gods of the actual religions to be real. They are much more like fictional characters than like Kantian phenomena. He is “poly” about these insubstantia.I argue that Hick is not “mono” about anything at all of religious significance. In particular, he is not a mono-Realist.I conclude by (...)
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    Enthusiasm.George I. Mavrodes - 1989 - International Journal for Philosophy of Religion 25 (3):171 - 186.
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  14. How Does God Know the Things He Knows?George I. Mavrodes - 1988 - In Thomas V. Morris (ed.), Divine and Human Action: Essays in the Metaphysics of Theism. Cornell University Press. pp. 345--361.
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    Properties, Predicates, and the Ontological Argument.George I. Mavrodes - 1966 - Journal of Philosophy 63 (19):549-550.
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  16. David Hume and the Probability of Miracles.George I. Mavrodes - 1998 - International Journal for Philosophy of Religion 43 (3):167-182.
    I examine Hume’s proposal about rationally considering testimonial evidence for miracles. He proposes that we compare the probability of the miracle (independently of the testimony) with the probability that the testimony is false, rejecting whichever has the lower probability. However, this superficially plausible proposal is massively ignored in our treatment of testimonial evidence in nonreligious contexts. I argue that it should be ignored, because in many cases, including the resurrection of Jesus, neither we nor Hume have any experience which is (...)
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    Belief, Proportionality and Probability.George I. Mavrodes - 1981 - Bowling Green Studies in Applied Philosophy 3:58-68.
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    On Ross's Theory of Analogy.George I. Mavrodes - 1970 - Journal of Philosophy 67 (20):747-755.
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    Some Recent Philosophical Theology.George I. Mavrodes - 1970 - Review of Metaphysics 24 (1):82 - 111.
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    Some Recent Philosophical TheologyPhilosophical TheologyGod and Other Minds.George I. Mavrodes - 1970 - Review of Metaphysics 24 (1):82-111.
    Ross describes his work as "the beginnings of an analytic reconstruction of scholastic natural theology". The heart of the book consists of the arguments for God's existence, at least those which Ross takes to be satisfactory. This is then supplemented by a discussion of God's omnipotence and of the problem of evil.
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    Book Reviews. [REVIEW]Paul Jerome Croce, John A. Taber & George I. Mavrodes - 1991 - International Journal for Philosophy of Religion 29 (3):187-192.
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  22. Hume's Philosophy of Religion.Antony Flew, Donald Livingston, George I. Mavrodes, David Fate Norton & Stanley Tweyman - 1988 - Ethics 98 (4):859-860.
  23. Hume's Philosophy of Religion.Antony Flew, Donald Livingston, George I. Mavrodes & David Fate Norton - 1989 - International Journal for Philosophy of Religion 26 (2):121-123.
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    Book Reviews. [REVIEW]Lewis S. Ford, Louis P. Pojman, Edward L. Schoen, Donald Wayne Viney, George I. Mavrodes & Gene Fendt - 1993 - International Journal for Philosophy of Religion 34 (3):181-194.
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    Aristotelian Necessity and Freedom.George I. Mavrodes - 1976 - Midwest Studies in Philosophy 1 (1):16-21.
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    Aristotle and Non-Contradiction.George I. Mavrodes - 1965 - Southern Journal of Philosophy 3 (3):111-114.
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  27. Are PSI Effects Natural? A Preliminary Investigation.George I. Mavrodes - 1995 - Darshana International 35 (3/139):48 - 57.
    I argue against an "invariant regularity" account of natural law, and in favor of some necessitarian view. I explore some consequences--e.g., an event might exemplify a law relative to some property and violate a law relative to another property (and so might be both natural and nonnatural) and an event might exemplify a law relative to some property and violate a (different) law relative to the same property (i.e., the operative laws of nature are nomologically inconsistent). I argue that these (...)
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  28. A Reply to Professor Machan.George I. Mavrodes - 1974 - Pacific Philosophical Quarterly 55 (2):186.
  29. Belief in God.George I. Mavrodes - 1970 - New York: Random House.
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    Bliks, Proofs, and Prayers.George I. Mavrodes - 1966 - World Futures 5 (2):49-61.
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    Choice and Chance in the Allocation of Medical Resources: A Response to Kilner.George I. Mavrodes - 1984 - Journal of Religious Ethics 12 (1):97 - 115.
    In this paper I examine various aspects of the proposal that scarce lifesaving medical resources should (morally) be allocated by some random procedure. I argue that a fundamental assumption of this approach is that there are no morally relevant differences among the candidates for such services, and I challenge this general claim. I also argue that there are a great many lotteries among which we must choose if we are to use a lottery at all, and that we should choose (...)
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    Duties to Oneself I.George I. Mavrodes & Alonso Church - 1964 - Analysis 24 (5):165.
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    God, Guilt, and Death: An Existential Philosophy of Religion. [REVIEW]George I. Mavrodes - 1986 - Idealistic Studies 16 (3):260-262.
    This book is an extended essay in the phenomenology of religion. It is an attempt to understand and describe what religion is like for the religious person, “the believing soul.” The author asks us to “bracket,” for the time being, our evaluative interests, setting aside questions of whether the religion is true, whether there really is a God, a divine reality, and so on. Instead, we are first to seek an understanding of the phenomenon of religion, primarily by letting the (...)
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    12. How Does God Know the Things He Knows?George I. Mavrodes - 2019 - In Thomas V. Morris (ed.), Divine and Human Action: Essays in the Metaphysics of Theism. Cornell University Press. pp. 345-362.
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  35. Hume, Holism, and Miracles.George I. Mavrodes - 2001 - Philosophia Christi 3 (1):251-257.
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    Innocence and Suicide.George I. Mavrodes - 1999 - Faith and Philosophy 16 (3):315-335.
    In this paper I examine one line of argument against the claim that (some) suicide may be morally legitimate. This argument appeals to a putative moral principle that it is never licit to assault an innocent human life. I consider some related arguments in St. Augustine and St. Thomas, and I explore two possible senses of “innocent.” I argue that in one sense the putative moral principle is very implausible, and in neither sense is it true that all suicides assault (...)
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    Introduction to Divine Multiplicity.George I. Mavrodes - 2013 - In Jeanine Diller & Asa Kasher (eds.), Models of God and Alternative Ultimate Realities. Springer. pp. 657--660.
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  38. Jerusalem and Athens Revisited.George I. Mavrodes - 1983 - In Alvin Plantinga & Nicholas Wolterstorff (eds.), Faith and Rationality: Reason and Belief in God. University of Notre Dame Press. pp. 192--218.
     
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  39. James and Clifford on 'The Will to Believe'.George I. Mavrodes - 1963 - Pacific Philosophical Quarterly 44 (2):191.
     
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  40. John Hick, An Interpretation of Religion Reviewed By.George I. Mavrodes - 1990 - Philosophy in Review 10 (4):142-144.
     
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    Keith Yandell and the Problem of Evil.George I. Mavrodes - 1986 - International Journal for Philosophy of Religion 20 (1):45 - 48.
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    Miracles.George I. Mavrodes - 2005 - In William J. Wainwright (ed.), The Oxford Handbook of Philosophy of Religion. Oxford University Press.
    This chapter discusses the miraculous largely in the context of Western philosophy of religion and therefore largely in the context of a concern with Christianity. The main elements of the discussion are: A definition of the miraculous, basically a modified version of David Hume’s notion of a divinely caused violation of a law of nature; a brief discussion of the main functions which religious thought seems to assign to miracles. I divide these roles into two categories. One involves some epistemic (...)
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    Necessity, Possibility, and the Stone Which Cannot Be Moved.George I. Mavrodes - 1985 - Faith and Philosophy 2 (3):265-271.
  44. Property.George I. Mavrodes - 1972 - Pacific Philosophical Quarterly 53 (3):245.
     
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  45. Problems and Perspectives in the Philosophy of Religion.George I. Mavrodes - 1967 - Boston: Allyn & Bacon.
  46. Robert AH Larmer, Water Into Wine? An Investigation of the Concept of Miracle Reviewed By.George I. Mavrodes - 1988 - Philosophy in Review 8 (5):171-173.
     
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    Real and More Real.George I. Mavrodes - 1964 - International Philosophical Quarterly 4 (4):554-561.
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    Revelation and the Bible.George I. Mavrodes - 1989 - Faith and Philosophy 6 (4):398-411.
    Jesus said to Peter, “Flesh and blood has not revealed this to you, but my Father who is in heaven,” This looks like a noetic miracle which happened in (or to) Peter. Must all Christians have a comparable miracle in themselves, or does the Bible enable us to apprehend, in some “natural” way, the revelations made to prophets and apostles long ago?I suggest that we need not have a single answer to this question, and that the “mix” of revelation and (...)
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    Religious Belief and Religious Scepticism.George I. Mavrodes - 1984 - Faith and Philosophy 1 (4):440-443.
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  50. Revelation in Religious Belief.George I. Mavrodes - 1990 - International Journal for Philosophy of Religion 27 (3):181-185.
     
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