God and necessity

Brian Leftow offers a theist theory of necessity and possibility, and a new sort of argument for God's existence. He argues that necessities of logic and mathematics are determined by God's nature, but that it is events in God's mind - his imagination and choice - that account for nec...

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Main Author: Leftow, Brian 1956-
Format: Print Book
Language:English
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Published: Oxford New York, NY Oxford University Press 2012
Standardized Subjects / Keyword chains:B God / Necessity / Modality
Further subjects:B Theism
B God Proof, Ontological
B Possibility
B Necessity (Philosophy)
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Summary:Brian Leftow offers a theist theory of necessity and possibility, and a new sort of argument for God's existence. He argues that necessities of logic and mathematics are determined by God's nature, but that it is events in God's mind - his imagination and choice - that account for necessary truths about concrete creatures
Brian Leftow offers a theist theory of necessity and possibility, and a new sort of argument for God's existence. He argues that necessities of logic and mathematics are determined by God's nature, but that it is events in God's mind - his imagination and choice - that account for necessary truths about concrete creatures
Item Description:Literaturverzeichnis Seite 552-568 (Seite 552 ungezählt)
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ISBN:0199263353