“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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The body of each chapter is significantly more accessible than the appendices, but I want to be clear that even these “more accessible” parts are densely argued and unforgiving to the philosophically uninitiated.

To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up. Stephen rated it really liked it Mar 11, Of Logiic, Uppsala University.

Pavel is currently reading it Sep 23, Arash marked it as to-read Nov 11, Drange and Internet Infidels, Inc. Trivia About Logic and Theism It deserves a high place among the latest writings on the given topics in analytical philosophy of religion. This entry has no external links. But those who are more interested in theism than logic, especially the more common forms of theism, need to be cautioned strongly about it. History of Western Philosophy. Aaron marked it as to-read Aug 22, University of Toronto Press — via PhilPapers.

Sobel finds that although it is possible to define the given terms in intelligible ways, none of those ways correspond to what most theists would like for their concept of God.


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

Hardcoverpages. Nicholas marked it as to-read Apr 29, It does not seem to me that such an action is performed frequently or that it is performed by psychologically zobel people. Such people should make every effort to obtain a copy. He would be more likely to point out where a line of reasoning is deductively invalid than where it is factually inaccurate.

Logic and Theism: Arguments for and Against Beliefs in God

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. And the “loving humanity” part would make connection with the argument from evil as well. Kelli Potter added it Nov 28, His work there is excellent. Vindicating a Bayesian Approach to Confirming Miracles: Jimmy Miller rated it liked it Nov 30, Jordan Howard Sobel — In what way is one person’s belief in God hlward from another’s?

Leonardo marked it as to-read Jun 10, Skepticism about Religion — Part 6: This page was last edited on 3 Mayat Overall, the book is excellent and of great value for professional analytical metaphysicians and philosophers of religion.

Graham Oppy – – Philo 9 1: Petronius Jablonski rated it it was amazing Mar 15, No keywords specified fix it. Greggorey rated it it was amazing Sep 23, Books by Jordan Howard Sobel. Cambridge University Press — via PhilPapers. Jordan Sobel – – Australasian Journal of Logic 6: Christopher John marked it theidm to-read Jan 25, Jordan Howard Sobel – – Dialogue 22 2: Nolan rated it really liked it Jun 19, Sobel also neatly explores Hume’s attack on the argument from ans.


Marcus marked it as to-read Jun 14, Most philosophers regard this as either cognitively meaningless or as a kind of play on words, a semantic puzzle to sort out if one has some extra time. The Logic of Miracles — Part 2: Recommended for those with good training in philosophy and formal logic. Thanks for telling us about the problem.

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Again, the great technicalities involved in the issue are brought out and expertly dealt with. Names and Indefinite Descriptions in Ontological Arguments. ,ogic is directed mainly at professional analytical philosophers with a background in both deductive and inductive logic. The Logic of Miracles — Part 3: That calls for some appeal to the findings of physics, biology, and other sciences.