Academic Papers on Philosophy Of Religion

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This 8 page paper discusses the presence of God in the world despite the evil that exists in the world. The argument is based on philosophical arguments rather than religious, and draws on both classic philosophical thought and contemporary theory. Bibliography lists 13 sources.

This 8 page research paper examines the philosophical inquiry into the existence of God. Specifically evaluated are the positions held by two opposing philosophers, Roman Catholic theologian Thomas Aquinas, who asserted that God exists, and British philosopher David Hume, who contended that there is no proof that God exists. A critique of ...

This 20 page research paper assesses the age-old philosophical question on whether or not God exists. Specifically discussed are arguments presented by such theologians and philosophers as St. Anselm, Thomas Aquinas, Rene Descartes, G.W. Leibniz, Immanuel Kant, and Soren Kierkegaard who argue in favor of God's existence and Baruch Spinoza, David Hume, Friedrich Nietzsche, ...

A 2 page paper which examines how the mind-body dualism of René Descartes had a negative consequence for scientific psychology, yet had positive consequences from religious and moral perspectives. Bibliography lists 3 sources.

This 7 page paper considers Spinoza's perspectives on the notion of God and the existence of God in defining an understanding of man's existence in nature. This paper also considers the arguments of Spinoza as they are in direct conflict with the perspectives of Descartes and considers the presentation of this argument by Spinoza ...

God Does Exist

  • 10 page paper

This 10 page essay addresses the question of God's existence. To prove that He does exist the writer cites numerous philosophers who have written on the issue as well as more recent articles regarding the existence of God. As one of the sources cited said, 'Those who try to find substitutes for God not only ...

A 6 page paper developed around the hypothetical declaration of ‘National Philosophy Day' -- relating the arguments of Plato, Descartes, and Wittgenstein, all brought to the present by a time machine, and their considerations regarding the existence of God. Bibliography lists 3 sources.

4 pages worth of philosophical essays comparing the theories of Blatchford with those of Stace on various issues concerning freewill, existence, determination, etc; Theories of Hempel and Pierce are discussed as well. No Bibliography.

3 pages worth of philosophies concerning God's existence and the validity of Western bible myths/stories. Also examined are the nature of man and his soul. Discussed are the applicable theories of Aristotle, Descartes, and Hume. No Bibliography.

David Hume On Miracles

  • 12 page paper

A 12 page paper that considers Hume's arguments about miracles and the importance of his findings on the essence of religious thought. This paper demonstrates that Hume's argument not only suggests that there is no way of proving the testimony of miracles, but that this also brings into question the existence of God. ...

David Hume

  • 5 page paper

In 5 pages the author counters David Hume's claim that God does not exist. "The conclusive evidence that exists all around proves that God does indeed exist. Hume has examined the evidence of God and has turned a blind eye to it. He has made up his mind that God does not exist. ...

A 5 page paper which examines the differing views of the foundation of moral judgment offered by David Hume in An Enquiry Concerning Human Understanding and Immanuel Kant's Foundations of the Metaphysics of Morals. After both arguments are considered, there will be a discussion as to how each would disagree with the other's assessments, ...

Descartes v. Hume

  • 5 page paper

A 5 page paper that explores Descartes' linear deductive reasoning versus Hume's composite theories based on cause and effect with regard to human nature. The writer argues that Descartes view was based on reasoning and his view is undermined by Hume's causation. Bibliography lists 2 sources.

This 9 page research paper examines British philosopher David Hume's impressions on the roles of reason and sentiment in making moral judgments. Specifically considered will be an assessment of Hume's conclusion that morality is a concept more properly felt than judged. Bibliography lists 7 sources.

The Nature of 'Self'

  • 6 page paper

A 6 page research paper and analysis that examines the question: 'Does our existence precede our essence?' The writer argues that it does not and substantiates this argument with quotations from Descartes, Hume, Locke and Kant. Bibliography lists 4 sources.

An 8 page paper discussing philosophical arguments for the existence of God. Bibliography lists 4 sources.

10 page comprehensive philosophical essay on God and Free Will. The theories of Kierkegaard, Hume, and many others are critically examined. No Bibliography. God&fre.wps

A 5 page essay on the meditation of philosophy by Descartes. The author analyzes the arguments for Descartes belief in universal doubt and the existence of God.

A 5 page comprehensive analysis of Descartes' third meditation in which the philosopher affirms that he is a thinking being who doubts and affirms, denies and knows. From this foundation, Descartes presents and evaluates arguments concerning God's existence. No Bibliography.

This 5 page essay briefly reviews the life and work of St. Anselm (1033-1109) who has been known as one of the forebearers of early theological hypothesis. The bibliography lists four sources.

St. Anselm of Canterbury's Ontological Argument, his substantive reasoning for the existence of God, is outlined in his 'Proslogion.' Though the essential components to St. Anselm's argument were utilized by philosophers and theologians in later years, including Immanuel Kant, it was not without criticism. Gaunilo, a monk of the abbey of Mamoutier, did ...

Does God Exist ?

  • 80 page paper

Approximately 80 pages (available in much smaller sections or chapters) containing thorough analyses and assessments of arguments for and against the existence of God. Excellent for studies in religion, philosophy etc; Please send e-mail for more details. Bibliographic references are available.

This 5 page research paper examines the school of philosophy known as determinism. Specifically discussed are the teachings of Baruch Spinoza, B.F. Skinner and Walter T. Stace to ascertain if determinism is true and if a belief in determinism implies that man does not have to be held morally responsible for his actions. ...

In 7 pages the author discusses the age long battle between the doctrines of freewill and determinism. The writer posits that mankind does, indeed, have freewill. Bibliography lists 1 source.

A 6 page paper that considers what the response of these philosophers would be to the question: 'does it make any difference whether or not people have free will ?' Bibliography lists 5 sources.

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