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Theism and Ultimate Explanation: The Necessary Shape of Contingency Timothy OConnor

Theism and Ultimate Explanation: The Necessary Shape of Contingency

Timothy OConnor

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ISBN : 9781444345483
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177 pages
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An expansive, yet succinct, analysis of the Philosophy of Religion - from metaphysics through theology. Organized into two sections, the text first examines truths concerning what is possible and what is necessary. These chapters lay the foundationMoreAn expansive, yet succinct, analysis of the Philosophy of Religion - from metaphysics through theology. Organized into two sections, the text first examines truths concerning what is possible and what is necessary. These chapters lay the foundation for the books second part - the search for a metaphysical framework that permits the possibility of an ultimate explanation that is correct and complete.A cutting-edge scholarly work which engages with the traditional metaphysicians quest for a true ultimate explanation of the most general features of the world we inhabitDevelops an original view concerning the epistemology and metaphysics of modality, or truths concerning what is possible or necessaryApplies this framework to a re-examination of the cosmological argument for theismDefends a novel version of the Leibnizian cosmological argument