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Title:
Philosophy of religion
Author:
Hall, James, 1933-
Physical Description:
6 videodiscs (180 min. each) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in. + 3 course guidebooks (22 cm).
Summary:
Examines religion from a philosophical point of view.
General Note:
Thirty-six 30 minute lectures in three containers.
Language:
English
Contents:
pt. 1. lecture 1. What is philosophy. lecture 2. What is religion? ; lecture 3. What is philosophy of religion? lecture 4. How is the word "God generally used? ; lecture 5. How do various theists use the word "God"? lecture 6. What is knowledge? ; lecture 7. What kinds of evidence count? lecture 8. What constitutes good evidence? ; lecture 9. Why argue for the existence of God? lecture 10. How ontological argument works. ; lecture 11. Why ontological argument is said to fail. lecture 12. How cosmological argument works -- pt. 2. lecture 13. Why cosmological argument is said to fail. lecture 14. How teleological argument works ; lecture 15. How teleological argument works (continued). lecture 16. Why teleological argument is said to fail ; lecture 17. Divine encounters make argument necessary. lecture 18. Divine encounters require interpretation ; lecture 19. Why is evil a problem? lecture 20. Taking evil seriously ; lecture 21. Non-justificatory theodicies. lecture 22. Justifying evil ; lecture 23. Justifying natural evil. lecture 24. Justifying human evil -- pt. 3. lecture 25. Evidence is irrelevant to faith. lecture 26. Groundless faith is irrelevant to Life ; lecture 27. God is beyond human grasp, but that's O.K. lecture 28. Transcendental talk is "sound and fury" ; lecture 29. Discourse in an intentionalist paradigm. lecture 30. Evaluating paradigms ; lecture 31. Choosing and changing paradigms. lecture 32. Language games and theistic discourse ; lecture 33. Fabulation: theism as story. lecture 34. Theistic stories, morality, and culture ; lecture 35. Stories, moral progress, and culture reform. lecture 36. Conclusions and signposts.
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ISBN:
9781565856042

9791565856041

9781565856356