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Freedom, God, and Worlds

Michael J. Almeida


It is a principal aim of this book to show that several widely believed and largely undisputed principles in philosophical theology are in fact just philosophical dogmas. The well-entrenched principles have served as basic assumptions in some of the most powerful apriori atheological arguments. But most theists also maintain that the principles express apriori necessary truths. The philosophical dogmas include principles that are presumed to follow from the nature of an essentially omnipotent, essentially omniscient, essentially perfectly good and necessarily existing being. Among the atheolog ... More

Keywords: Anselm, evil, God, best world, evidential, dogmas

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2012 Print ISBN-13: 9780199640027
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: January 2013 DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199640027.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Michael J. Almeida, author
University of Texas at San Antonio