Palgrave Frontiers in Philosophy of Religion

Scientific Approaches to the Philosophy of Religion

Editors: Nagasawa, Y. (Ed.)

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Tackling central problems in philosophy of religion by referring to relevant theories and findings in cognitive science, anthropology, developmental psychology, decision theory, biology, physics, cosmology, the contributors address a range of topics, including divine attributes; God, creation and evolution; God and the universe; religious beliefs.

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STEVE CLARKE James Martin Fellow in the Institute for Ethics and Science, Oxford Martin School and Faculty of Philosophy, University of Oxford, UK; and Senior Research Fellow in the Centre for Applied Philosophy and Public Ethics, Charles Sturt University, Australia WILLIAM LANE CRAIG Research Professor of Philosophy at Talbot School of Theology, USA PAUL DRAPER Professor of Philosophy at Purdue University, USA DAVID EFIRD Senior Lecturer in Philosophy at the University of York, UK KLAAS J. KRAAY Associate Professor of Philosophy at Ryerson University, Canada ROBIN LE POIDEVIN Professor of Metaphysics at the University of Leeds, UK DAVID LEECH Postdoctoral Research Fellow at the Universities of Paris 10 and Blaise Pascal University, France TIM MAWSON Fellow and Tutor in Philosophy at St Peter's College, University of Oxford, UK BENJAMIN MURPHY Associate Professor of Philosophy and Religious Studies at the Florida State University, Panama KATHERIN A. ROGERS Professor of Philosophy at the University of Delaware, USA MICHAEL RUSE Lucyle T. Werkmeister Professor of Philosophy and Director of the Program in the History and Philosophy of Science at Florida State University, USA JAMES D. SINCLAIR Physicist and Senior Combat Analyst for the United States Navy, USA AKU VISALA Research Fellow at the Academy of Finland and the Ian Ramsey Centre for Science and Religion at the University of Oxford, UK GRAHAM WOOD Lecturer in Philosophy at University of Tasmania, Australia

Table of contents (13 chapters)

Table of contents (13 chapters)
  • Introduction

    Pages 1-7

    Nagasawa, Yujin

  • The Necessity of God and the Psychology of Counterfactual Thinking

    Pages 11-27

    Poidevin, Robin

  • Why Would Anyone Believe in a Timeless God? Two Types of Theology

    Pages 28-45

    Murphy, Benjamin

  • Darwin’s Argument from Evil

    Pages 49-70

    Draper, Paul

  • Attributing Agency: Fast and Frugal or All Things Considered?

    Pages 71-91

    Wood, Graham

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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Scientific Approaches to the Philosophy of Religion
Editors
  • Y. Nagasawa
Series Title
Palgrave Frontiers in Philosophy of Religion
Copyright
2012
Publisher
Palgrave Macmillan UK
Copyright Holder
Palgrave Macmillan, a division of Macmillan Publishers Limited
eBook ISBN
978-1-137-02601-9
DOI
10.1057/9781137026019
Hardcover ISBN
978-0-230-29110-2
Softcover ISBN
978-1-349-33187-1
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
X, 280
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