Steven nemes by e-mail: in posts of months past you claimed there was no distinction between the god of the philosophers and the god of. The existence of god is a subject of debate in the philosophy of religion and popular culture a wide variety of arguments for and against the existence of god . How a philosopher thinks about god's knowledge and his interaction with his people within the temporal world shapes how that philosopher will think about.
The question of whether or not god exists is profoundly fascinating and important what are the proofs of the existence of god how can one prove that god. For this reason the arguments for and against god's existence must be, in the end, philosophical for instance, if the skeptic could expose an. The problem of evil has been debated over the long centuries, and the debate still rages on today i have found what i believe to be a consistent. The philosophy of god was simply one component among many interwoven philosophical projects this intermingling of philosophical inquiry.
The notion of god and his existence has undergone many changes throughout the history of empiricist philosophy while the great medieval. We've spent quite a bit of time looking at arguments for god's existence, but we haven't said much yet about this god like, what's he like. Aristotle's concept of god by stanley sfekas god serves two roles in aristotle's philosophy he is the source of motion and change in the universe,. It argues that part of what we mean when we speak of “god” is “perfect being”, or one of whom nothing.
This week on the philosopher's zone, we meet spinoza's god, which might seem an odd thing to do baruch spinoza, one of the greatest. Battleground god can your beliefs about religion make it across our intellectual battleground in this activity, you'll be asked a series of questions about god. Modern philosophy in the west went from a state of near-complete religious domination (where nearly the only philosophers acknowledged to exist at all from . Phil 2301 intro to philosophy dr naugle arguments for god's existence i arguments for the existence of god a two types of arguments for god's existence. Does god exist first, what is god we all have conceptions of god, often due to early childhood experiences and upbringing but that does not tell us what a.
Nietzsche is famous for saying that god is dead, but news of the almighty's demise may have been greatly exaggerated here are some of the. So far, i have only proven that god is the simple, necessary, eternal, unchangeable first cause of one particular change in the world but there is. We are aware of a variety of religions and god-descriptions, and this very awareness makes our being-religious at least a little bit problematic philosophical.
The works or deeds of god are not immediately given in experience and understanding it could be a serious philosophical mistake to identify the deeds of god. What does god mean is god a concrete thing like a chair or a human or is it an abstract thing, like love or goodness is there something that all concepts of. Learn how to ask and answer big questions pursue a verified certificate to have your work graded and commented upon by professional philosophers. The polytheistic conceptions of god were criticized and derided by the philosophers have tried to provide rational proofs of god's existence that go beyond.
He baber: should we believe in belief: there is no cabal seeking to pull the wool over peoples' eyes many philosophers believe in god, and. Surely there are things not dreamt of in our philosophy, not to mention in our i think many arguments for the existence of a god depend on the. Can the problem of evil be solved by denying that god is perfectly morally good.