Category Archives: Philosophy

Christian and Naturalist Discuss Free Will

Christian and Naturalist discuss free will. For the benefit of newcomers, the kalam cosmological argument goes like this: 1. What begins to exist has a cause. 2. The universe has a beginning. 3. The universe has a cause. N: I’ve … Continue reading

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Does the Euthyphro Dilemma Disprove God? (Part 4, final)

This is the last in a series of posts about a moral question called the Euthyphro Dilemma, which is sometimes given as a challenge to God. See the first three parts for an explanation of the problem and the first … Continue reading

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Does the Euthyphro Dilemma Disprove God? (Part 3)

This is the latest in a series of posts about a moral question called the Euthyphro Dilemma, which is sometimes given as a challenge to God. See the first two parts for an explanation of the problem and the first … Continue reading

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Does the Euthyphro Dilemma Disprove God? (Part 2)

This post is part of a series dealing with a moral question called the Euthyphro Dilemma. The questions were set up in Part 1. This continues the response.   Second,┬áthe critic might say something like “Good” is a property that … Continue reading

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Does the Euthyphro Dilemma Disprove God? (Part 1)

Plato posed a moral question that is today known as the Euthyphro Dilemma. Skeptics have used this moral dilemma to try to draw conclusions about God. The general idea is that since this dilemma presents a moral problem for God, … Continue reading

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Why God is Necessary for Rational Thought

The view presented to us by the modern worldview is that God is either nonexistent or unnecessary. We are told that everything in the physical world can ultimately be explained by the natural sciences. According to this atheistic view, everything … Continue reading

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Is God Necessary for Us to Know Order and Purpose in the World?

Is it reasonable for us to be able to recognize order and purpose in the world if God does not exist? Thomas Nagel has written a very insightful book titled Mind and Cosmos: Why the Materialist Neo-Darwinian Conception of Nature … Continue reading

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