Philosophy of religion is the branch of philosophy that is concerned with the philosophical study of religion, including arguments over the nature and existence of god, religious language, miracles, prayer, the problem of evil, and the relationship between religion and other value-systems such as science and ethics. Philosophy (from greek φιλοσοφία, philosophia, literally love of wisdom) is the study of general and fundamental problems concerning matters such as existence, knowledge, values, reason, mind, and language. Premise (2), whatever is moved is moved by another, conflicts with the notion of god in this argument as that of something unmoved, ie, that of the unmoved mover god, then, is an the exception to the truth of premise (2. This page is part of the e-mail archives section of a site, plato and his dialogues, dedicated to developing a new interpretation of plato's dialoguesthe e-mail archives section includes html edited versions of posts that i submitted on various e-mail discussion lists about plato and ancient philosophy.
Abstract: ludwig feuerbach has had enormous influence upon the study of religion from his post-hegelian reductionism, to his ideal humanism, feuerbach brings to light the serious epistemic issues facing theology this paper is an attempt to explain and critique feuerbach’s philosophy of religion. The proofs for the existence of a god come in a variety of forms, the more popular of which are generally branched under ontological / metaphysical arguments, cosmological arguments, and teleological arguments. Question: should a christian study philosophy answer: the word philosophy comes from the greek word philosophia, which means “love of wisdom”the study of philosophy is about using rational argument and critical thinking to analyze the way human beings think and know and perceive the world around them—both the physical world and the abstract world of ideas. The greek philosopher xenophanes of colophon (c 570-478 bce) once wrote: remove ads one would not go to a god of war with a problem concerning love if one were suffering heartbreak, one went to the goddess of love if one wanted to win at combat, only then would one consult the god of war the argument over whether mesopotamian.
Philosophy of religion attributes of god omnibenevolence title even if we reject god's love, christians would argue that god's love is still unconditional immanuel kant also argues that god's omnibenevolence is redeemed in heaven, and links this to his moral argument for the existence of god. Against the ontological argument, ____ reasoned that existence is not a property but a relationship between the thing conceived and the world immanuel kant ____ is not an eastern religious movement or practice that has found increasing appeal in the united states. This article is an in depth look at some of the reasons why people choose atheism, and some of the most influential atheist thinkers and their arguments many people are atheists because of the.
Moral argument – conclusion in conclusion, the moral argument is a robust argument for the existence of god it is important to distinguish between moral ontology and epistemology when engaging in this debate since these categories are frequently conflated by atheist critics. He was perhaps more in love with the study of philosophy than with his family -- that his wife xanthippe was shrew is a later tale in plato's dialogue, the crito , we meet a socrates concerned with the future of his three sons. This argument is very old, and states that god must exist for the following reason: 1 an aspect of morality is observed 2 belief in god is a better explanation for this morality than any alternative.
Plato: phaedo the phaedo is one of the most widely read dialogues written by the ancient greek philosopher plato it claims to recount the events and conversations that occurred on the day that plato’s teacher, socrates (469-399 bce), was put to death by the state of athens. The problem of evil is often formulated in two forms: the logical problem of evil and the evidential problem of evil the logical form of the argument tries to show a logical impossibility in the coexistence of god and evil,   while the evidential form tries to show that given the evil in the world, it is improbable that there is an. Greek philosophers : list of greek philosophers with detailed information, photos , aristotle, then he moved to southern italy where he founded a community of philosophers according to his belief, our world is governed by numbers and this is the only way for harmony to exist where he studied paradoxes and the way an argument should be. Some 2,500 years ago, plato taught why we should believe in the gods in the laws, book 10, he identified two reasons why we should believe first, he claimed something must have created the world, the sun, the moon, the stars and the order therein, and that something must have been the gods.
As bertrand russell observed (history of western philosophy), it was the ancient greek philosophers who first discovered and discussed the fundamental principles of philosophy, and most significantly, little has been added to their knowledge since. Atheism (or non-theism, which is broadly synonymous) is the lack of belief in the existence of god or gods or, more strongly, the belief that there is no such thing as god or gods. In a similar manner, mormons, who believe that god has a physical body, reject the orthodox position that god is an incorporeal (ie, nonphysical) being as an unfortunate early intrusion of plato’s philosophy that the soul is more “real” than the body. Atheism and agnosticism learn more about atheism and agnosticism with resources covering the philosophies, skepticism, and critical thinking of the free-thinking community.
Philosophy & love feuerbach: love & atheism love renounces god as the argument of the essence of christianity progresses, but feuerbach’s harshest polemic against faith is that as ‘right belief’ it is specific, and expresses itself in dogma consequently, faith is exclusive, and leads to the anathematization of those who do not. The shallow arguments against religion that refuse to die sex is god’s greatest enemy the crusade against onanism and so on the “true christians were the cathars “who chanted love. Philosophers call this one the first-cause argument, or the cosmological argument, and early advocates of this line of reasoning included plato, aristotle, and st thomas aquinas. I too believe that the greek pantheon is the predecessor in the evolution of christianity if one looks past the idiom that the old testament is divine inspiration of god’s word and wiew it subjectively, the story of creation fits remarkably well with the greek counterpart.