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by Florin
Tue Dec 24, 2013 7:43 pm
Forum: Articles in Philosophy Now
Topic: Does God Exist?
Replies: 213
Views: 24489

Re: Does God Exist?

I'm not sure why you think such a superior being, no matter how powerful and wise it would be, can be unbound by its own laws and even the laws of logic. I think that people who create laws (i.e. you shall not kill) should obey them too (i.e. not go on murdering people). Otherwise they wouldn't act ...
by Florin
Tue Dec 24, 2013 6:29 pm
Forum: Articles in Philosophy Now
Topic: Does God Exist?
Replies: 213
Views: 24489

Re: Does God Exist?

Hi all, This is the first issue of PN and the first article I've read. The very first argument seemed to me fallacious (a type of circular reasoning), but how can this be? Professor Craig is an expert, so it's more likely that I'm getting it wrong. Here is the first argument, and how I formalized it...
by Florin
Tue Dec 24, 2013 6:18 pm
Forum: Introduce Yourself
Topic: Hello from science!
Replies: 27
Views: 6859

Re: Hello from science!

Hello uwot,
Thanks for welcoming me on the Forum and for the links.
I will try to post that argument in a simplified form in the thread about the article.
Yours,
Florin
by Florin
Mon Dec 23, 2013 4:00 pm
Forum: Introduce Yourself
Topic: Hello from science!
Replies: 27
Views: 6859

Hello from science!

Hello everybody! I am Florin, a biologist, and totally new to philosophy. I live in London, UK, and work at the Natural History Museum. I grew up in Romania during the communist era, when philosophy and logic were not taught in school except in some university courses. So I am philosophically illite...