God: Reason and Reality

2014.07.15 : View this Review Online | View Recent NDPR Reviews Anselm Ramelow (ed.), God: Reason and Reality, Philosophia Verlag, 2014, 377pp., $121.00 (pbk), ISBN 9783884051092. Reviewed
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2014.07.15 : View this Review Online | View Recent NDPR Reviews Anselm Ramelow (ed.), God: Reason and Reality, Philosophia Verlag, 2014, 377pp., $121.00 (pbk), ISBN 9783884051092. Reviewed by Michael J. Almeida, University of Texas at San Antonio This book includes ten chapters focused largely on the knowledge and attributes of God. There are chapters on Bayesian approaches to the epistemology of Christian history, the possibility and evidence for miracles, the coherence of divine impassibility and some new work on theological fatalism. Many of the chapters are written from an exclusively Thomistic perspective that does not engage much (and certainly not fruitfully) with contemporary work in metaphysics, epistemology or philosophy of language. Some of the chapters -- in particular J. F.X. Knasas's 'The "Suppositio" of Motion's Eternity and the Interpretation of Aquinas' Motion Proofs for God' -- amount to little more than minor intramural squabbling. I'll provide a. . .

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