A large, impressive, and difficult book. Jordan Howard Sobel 22 September — 26 March was a Canadian-American philosopher specializing in howadrlogicand decision theory. The sort of omnipotence and omniscience that theists usually try to ascribe to their deity turns out to be incoherent. Wlodek Rabinowicz — — Theoria 76 3: Arash marked it as to-read Nov 11, Jordan Sobel — — Australasian Journal of Logic 6: Felipe rated it it was amazing Aug 18, Some people have an interest in converting others either to or away from theism. About Jordan Howard Sobel. Wiley — via PhilPapers.
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This article has no associated abstract. Akira marked it as to-read Jul 19, His work there is excellent. Before you dismiss, please consider making a donation. Want to Read saving…. Return to Book Page. Geivett rated it really liked it Jul 07, He would be more likely to point out where a line of reasoning is deductively invalid than where it is factually inaccurate. Sobel is the author of more than 75 refereed publications in philosophy, as well as four books.
Thanks for telling us about the problem. Review of Logic and Theism Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. To My Critics with Appreciation: His focus is not so much on issues of fact and content as on issues of definition and logical structure. Sign in to use this feature. The material is delightful for those who have an interest in logic esp. Jordan Howard Sobel, Logic and Theism: Arguments for and against beliefs in God Reviewed by Nevertheless, for those up to reading it who have an interest in its topics, it is a most valuable work.
Showing that God Exists. Later in his career, his interests turned to decision theory and philosophy of religion. Mackie, and even agreed to by Sobel at the end of his chapter 1, yet Sobel appeals to the defective definitions anyway. History of Western Philosophy. A large, impressive, and difficult book. Sign in Create an account. There is hardly anyone who is a theist on the basis of the ontological argument.
Kaiser rated it it was amazing May 09, Science Logic and Mathematics. Aaron marked it as to-read Aug 22, The next two chapters consider arguments against belief.
Logic and Theism: Arguments For and Against Beliefs in God's Existence
Logic and Theism
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