“Sobel’s Acid Bath for Theism.” Review Article: Logic and Theism: Arguments for and against Beliefs in God, by Jordan Howard Sobel. William Lane Craig. Logic and Theism: Arguments for and Against Beliefs in God Jordan Howard Sobel Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, , Xix + Pp., $ The main emphasis of the book is on logic rather than theism. Consider Nevertheless, Sobel devotes densely packed pages to the ontological argument.

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This article has no associated abstract. Internet Infidels Needs Your Support! He first takes up the evidential problem of evil and argues that the theissm we have makes atheism more likely than theism.

Logic and Theism: Arguments for and Against Beliefs in God

Greggorey rated it it was amazing Sep 23, Trivia About Logic and Theism But why the plural term “beliefs” rather than “belief”?

Nicholas marked it as to-read Apr 29, anr Thanks for telling us about the problem. Part of the reason, I gather, is that the last chapter goes into practical reasons for belief, which is different from an argument for God’s existence. John DePoe – – Philosophia Christi 10 1: Find it on Scholar.


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What is needed now is a “popularization” of Sobel’s work for the benefit uordan the many who would have difficulty getting through its technicalities. For such readers, I recommend this book most highly.

Of Philosophy, Uppsala University. Jimmy Miller rated it liked it Nov 30, A “Sobel for Dummies” is in order.

Logic and Theism: Arguments for and Against Beliefs in God by Jordan Howard Sobel

Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. Steven marked it as to-read May 05, In an ocean of religious confusion, help us maintain a drop of sanity! Inthe University of Uppsala bestowed an honorary doctorate on Sobel.

His work there hosard excellent. Sobel analyzes the concept of God worthy of worship but not necessarily; he has nothing but bad things to say about descriptions of God as necessary or as essentially whatever various arguments for the existence of God those defending some sort of perfect-being theology, e.


Jordan Howard Sobel — Leo Horovitz added it Jan 18, Jake Abdalla rated it liked it Thism 04, Arguments For and Against Beliefs in God. No trivia or quizzes yet. It deserves a high place among the latest writings on the given topics in analytical philosophy of religion. Stephen rated it really liked it Mar 11, Justin rated it liked it May 28, William Lane Ans – – Philosophia Christi 8 2: Erick marked it as to-read Aug 28, Megan Cole marked it as to-read Apr 09, Miles marked it as to-read May 13, Vanderveken – – L.

The book is long, abstruse, technical making ample use of symbolic logic and Bayesian notationand written in a rather difficult style. Sign in Create an account.