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Table Of Contents

A FIRST CAUSE?
THE TEMPORAL AND MODAL COSMOLOGICAL ARGUMENTS
PROBLEMS WITH THE FIRST PREMISE
FURTHER READING
2Is God necessary?
POSSIBLE WORLDS
THE ONTOLOGICAL ARGUMENT
The ontological argument
THE MODAL ONTOLOGICAL ARGUMENT
GOD AND MODAL REALISM
3Could the universe have an explanation?
A TRIVIAL EXPLANATION
CAUSES AND CAUSAL EXPLANATIONS
PERSONAL EXPLANATION
A NECESSARY CAUSE?
4Are we the outcome of chance or design?
ANALOGY AND THE TELEOLOGICAL ARGUMENT
PROBABILITY AND THE TELEOLOGICAL ARGUMENT
THE CONCEPT OF CHANCE
THE WEAK ANTHROPIC PRINCIPLE
5Does the universe have a purpose?
THE STRONG ANTHROPIC PRINCIPLE
The strong anthropic principle
TELEOLOGY AND CAUSAL REDUCTIONISM: THE SELFISH GENE HYPOTHESIS
Table 5.1 Teleological explanations
Table 5.3 Incorporating the moral explanation into Table 5.1
TELEOLOGY WITHOUT CAUSAL REDUCTIONISM
6Are God and ethics inseparable or incompatible?
PLATO’S DILEMMA
DESCRIPTIVE VERSUS PRESCRIPTIVE MORALITY
MORAL REALISM AND MORAL SUBJECTIVISM
PLURALISM AND AUTONOMY
7Is there a problem of evil?
DISASTER, DEPRAVITY, DEITY AND DESIGN
DETERMINISM AND HUMAN NATURE
HUMAN FREEDOM FROM THE DIVINE PERSPECTIVE
CAN THE THEIST REFUSE TO ANSWER THE PROBLEM OF EVIL?
8Is God a fiction?
REALISM, POSITIVISM AND INSTRUMENTALISM
RADICAL THEOLOGY
FICTION AND THE EMOTIONS
ATHEISM AND RELIGIOUS PRACTICE
9Is ‘Does God exist?’ a real question?
THE DEFLATIONIST ARGUMENT
THE ARGUMENT APPLIED TO THEISM
DEFLATIONISM DEFLATED?
10Should the atheist fear death?
RIDDLES OF MORTALITY
THE RIVER OF TIME AND THE SEA OF ICE
DEATH IN THE MIRROR
IMMORTALITY: REAL AND VICARIOUS
Glossary
Bibliography
Index
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Arguing for Atheism

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