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Arguments from Order to Design

Herman Philipse

in God in the Age of Science?: A Critique of Religious Reason

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199697533
eISBN:
9780191738470
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199697533.003.0013
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Religion, Metaphysics/Epistemology

According to Swinburne’s Bayesian argument from temporal order, the fact that our universe is ordered by relatively simple laws of nature is more probable if God exists than if he does not. If God ... More


Teleological Arguments

Richard Swinburne

in The Existence of God

Published in print:
1991
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198239635
eISBN:
9780191598609
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198239637.003.0009
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Religion

The argument from temporal order (from the operations of laws of nature) is one form of teleological argument, expanded by Aquinas as his ‘fifth way’. God can make a universe subject to laws of ... More


Do We Experience the Present?

Craig Callender

in What Makes Time Special?

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
July 2017
ISBN:
9780198797302
eISBN:
9780191839603
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198797302.003.0009
Subject:
Philosophy, Metaphysics/Epistemology

Many philosophers and scientists have felt that experience itself shows that physical time is either inaccurate or incomplete because it doesn’t capture “a fundamental quality of time” corresponding ... More


The Nature of Enjoyment

Mark Textor

in Brentano's Mind

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780199685479
eISBN:
9780191765636
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199685479.003.0012
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy, Philosophy of Mind

According to Brentano, enjoying an activity is loving or liking it. Brentano’s conception of love and hate is expounded by way of the analogies he draws with positive and negative judgement and I ... More


Introduction

Holly Case

in The Age of Questions: Or, A First Attempt at an Aggregate History of the Eastern, Social, Woman, American, Jewish, Polish, Bullion, Tuberculosis, and Many Other Questions over the Nineteenth Century, and Beyond

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780691131153
eISBN:
9781400890217
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691131153.003.0001
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This book is about what it calls the “age of questions,” which began in the 1820s and 1830s as a result of three major developments: the expansion and politicization of press distribution; the ... More


The Temporal Argument: The Age of Spin

Holly Case

in The Age of Questions: Or, A First Attempt at an Aggregate History of the Eastern, Social, Woman, American, Jewish, Polish, Bullion, Tuberculosis, and Many Other Questions over the Nineteenth Century, and Beyond

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780691131153
eISBN:
9781400890217
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691131153.003.0008
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter discusses the temporal argument, asserting that questions were self-consciously of their time while straining to become timeless. To illustrate the way questions emerged and evolved over ... More


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