Introduction; 1. Anselm and the Ontological Argument Graham Oppy; 2. Aquinas and the Cosmological Argument William Rowe; 3. Pascal and the Wager Jeffrey J. Jordan; 4. Hume and the Problem of Evil Michael Tooley; 5. Hume on Miracles Howard Sobel; 6. Kant and the Moral Argument Peter Byrne; 7. Paley and the Design Argument Mark Wynn; 8. James and Religious Experience Richard Gale; 9. The Idea of God; Conclusion; Further Reading; Index.
Arguments concerning the existence and nature of God have been a staple of western philosophy for over 2,000 years. This title offers a historical overview of this field. It also includes essays that introduce and explore the contributions of those philosophers who have shaped the subject and the central issues and arguments therein.