Alternative concepts of God: essays on the metaphysics of by Andrei A. Buckareff, Yujin Nagasawa

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By Andrei A. Buckareff, Yujin Nagasawa

The idea that of God based on conventional Judeo-Christian-Islamic theism minimally comprises the subsequent theses: (i) there's one God; (ii) God is an omniscient, all-powerful, and morally ideal agent; (iii) God is the writer ex nihilo of the universe and the sustainer of all that exists; and (iv) God is an immaterial substance that's ontologically certain from the universe. Proponents of other concepts Read more...


in accordance with conventional Judeo-Christian-Islamic theism, God is an omniscient, all-powerful, and morally excellent agent. This quantity indicates that philosophy of faith must take seriously Read more...

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I now argue that these qualia are of no relevance to the argument from PAM to DAT. This is important as a way of focusing on what is relevant, namely proprioception. 6 This may be illustrated using two kinds of leech-like organisms whose life, prior to sexual maturity, is dominated by the twin goals of seeking the dark, 5 There is confusion over the terms ‘mind’, ‘soul’, and ‘self ’. I stipulate that the Self is the mind abstracted from the details of the contents of awareness. The mind on the other hand includes these details.

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