By Steven Duncan

ISBN-10: 1847600824

ISBN-13: 9781847600820

This ebook (also on hand in paperback from Troubador.co.uk) is a reconstruction and interpretation of the advance of analytic philosophy of faith in Britain and the U.S., with specific connection with the talk over the lifestyles of God and the matter of evil, over the past fifty years.

Introduction: what's the Philosophy of faith? bankruptcy 1: Theism and Atheism. bankruptcy 2: Neo-Thomism and the increase of study. bankruptcy three: the matter of non secular Language. bankruptcy four: The Argument from Evil and the Origins of Inductivism. bankruptcy five: The Inductivist Paradigm. bankruptcy 6: The Ontological Argument Redivivus. bankruptcy 7: The Cosmological Argument Redivivus. bankruptcy eight: The Teleological Argument Redivivus. bankruptcy nine: Post-Deductivism and the increase of Christian Philosophy. bankruptcy 10: The Philosophy of faith Today.

Steven M. Duncan (1954- ) obtained his Ph.D. in philosophy from the college of Washington in 1987 and has taught at quite a few faculties and universities for the earlier thirty years; he's presently at the adjunct philosophy college at Bellevue group university. His different courses comprise A Primer of recent advantage Ethics (UPA, 1995) and The facts of the exterior global (Wipf and inventory, 2008).

Review remark: "Anyone needing a concise but rigorous and major assessment of lots of the very important paintings that has been performed in analytic philosophy of faith prior to now part century should want to seek advice this new booklet by way of Steven Duncan. it's so well-written that it's going to turn out priceless either to the pro thinker looking to assessment the newest advancements within the box in addition to to the scholar of philosophy looking access into one the main intriguing and colourful components of up to date philosophical study. furthermore, as anyone whose zone of specialization is philosophy of faith, I got here away with a deepened figuring out on a few key matters. this can be a magnificent book!"
-- Professor Paul Herrick, coastline group university (Author, the numerous Worlds of good judgment, Oxford collage Press)

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