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The Resource Theism and ultimate explanation : the necessary shape of contingency, Timothy O'Connor

Theism and ultimate explanation : the necessary shape of contingency, Timothy O'Connor

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Theism and ultimate explanation : the necessary shape of contingency
Title
Theism and ultimate explanation
Title remainder
the necessary shape of contingency
Statement of responsibility
Timothy O'Connor
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Has edition
Cataloging source
QCL
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1965-
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O'Connor, Timothy
Index
index present
LC call number
BD555
LC item number
.O36 2012
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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  • Theism
  • Modality (Logic)
  • Contingency (Philosophy)
  • Contingency (Philosophy)
  • Modality (Logic)
  • Theism
Label
Theism and ultimate explanation : the necessary shape of contingency, Timothy O'Connor
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Originally published: Oxford : Blackwell, 2008
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [162]-171) and index
Contents
The Explanatory Role of Necessity -- Modality and Explanation -- Relative and Absolute Necessity -- Scientifically Established Necessities -- An Epistemological Worry about Modality: Causal Contact with Modal Facts -- Modal Nihilism -- Modal Reductionism and Deflationism -- Modal Anti-Realism and Quasi-Realism -- Conclusion -- Modal Knowledge -- Conceivability as Our Guide? -- Modality a Matter of Principle? -- The Theoretical Roles of Modal Claims: Towards a Modal Epistemology -- The Sphere of Possibility -- The Necessary Shape of Contingency -- Ultimate Explanation and Necessary Being: The Existence Stage of the Cosmological Argument -- Necessary Being -- Two Objections to the Traditional Answer -- Necessary Being as the Explanatory Ground of Contingency? -- The Identification Stage -- From Necessary Being to God, I: Transcendent, Not Immanent -- Two Models of Transcendent Necessary Being: Logos and Chaos -- Varieties of Chaos -- Interlude: The Fine-Tuning Argument -- From Necessary Being to God, II: Logos, Not Random Chaos -- The Scope of Contingency -- How Many Universes Would Perfection Realize? -- Perfection and Freedom -- Some Applications of the Many-Universe-Creation Hypothesis -- Necessary Being and the Scope of Possibility -- Necessary Being and the Many Necessary Truths -- The God of Abraham, Isaac, and Anselm? -- The Unity of the Divine Nature and Its Consequences -- Natural Theology in the Understanding of Revealed Theology -- Coda
Control code
798783554
Dimensions
23 cm
Extent
xiii, 177 p.
Isbn
9781444350883
System control number
(OCoLC)798783554
Label
Theism and ultimate explanation : the necessary shape of contingency, Timothy O'Connor
Publication
Note
Originally published: Oxford : Blackwell, 2008
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [162]-171) and index
Contents
The Explanatory Role of Necessity -- Modality and Explanation -- Relative and Absolute Necessity -- Scientifically Established Necessities -- An Epistemological Worry about Modality: Causal Contact with Modal Facts -- Modal Nihilism -- Modal Reductionism and Deflationism -- Modal Anti-Realism and Quasi-Realism -- Conclusion -- Modal Knowledge -- Conceivability as Our Guide? -- Modality a Matter of Principle? -- The Theoretical Roles of Modal Claims: Towards a Modal Epistemology -- The Sphere of Possibility -- The Necessary Shape of Contingency -- Ultimate Explanation and Necessary Being: The Existence Stage of the Cosmological Argument -- Necessary Being -- Two Objections to the Traditional Answer -- Necessary Being as the Explanatory Ground of Contingency? -- The Identification Stage -- From Necessary Being to God, I: Transcendent, Not Immanent -- Two Models of Transcendent Necessary Being: Logos and Chaos -- Varieties of Chaos -- Interlude: The Fine-Tuning Argument -- From Necessary Being to God, II: Logos, Not Random Chaos -- The Scope of Contingency -- How Many Universes Would Perfection Realize? -- Perfection and Freedom -- Some Applications of the Many-Universe-Creation Hypothesis -- Necessary Being and the Scope of Possibility -- Necessary Being and the Many Necessary Truths -- The God of Abraham, Isaac, and Anselm? -- The Unity of the Divine Nature and Its Consequences -- Natural Theology in the Understanding of Revealed Theology -- Coda
Control code
798783554
Dimensions
23 cm
Extent
xiii, 177 p.
Isbn
9781444350883
System control number
(OCoLC)798783554

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