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The Cosmological Argument from Plato to Leibniz

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Wipf & Stock 2001

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Overview

Even as interest in the cosmological argument for God’s existence has grown amongst philosophers of religion, few contemporary treatments deal with it fairly and consistently. In this survey of the history of the cosmological proof, William Lane Craig summarizes the thought of the 13 most prominent proponents of the argument. His even-handed analysis is the most comprehensive to date, and alleviates the errors found in other treatments.

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Key Features

  • Historical approach to an important philosophical argument for God’s existence
  • Addresses items left unmentioned by original philosophers
  • Explains implications from this study for witness in today’s world

Contents

  • Preface
  • Aristotle
  • Arabic Theologians and Philosophers
  • Al-Kindi
  • Al-Farabi
  • Ibn Sina
  • Al-Ghazali
  • Ibn Rushd
  • Jewish Philosophers of Religion
  • Saadia
  • Maimonides
  • Thomas Aquinas
  • John Duns Scotus
  • Benedict De Spinoza
  • G.W.F. Leibniz
  • A Typology of Cosmological Arguments

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About William Lane Craig

William Lane Craig (b. 1949) is research professor of philosophy at Talbot School of Theology. A highly-regarded apologist and philosopher, Craig has written numerous books including Reasonable Faith: Christian Truth and Apologetics and Creation out of Nothing: A Biblical, Philosophical, and Scientific Exploration. He also contributed to Four Views on Divine Providence and Five Views on Apologetics.

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