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Eugene Glus
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The Existence of God - Richard Swinburne

Post by Eugene Glus » Wed Sep 05, 2018 6:12 pm

Does anyone read Swinburne's "The Existence of God"? What can you say about this book? Is this book worth for reading as a solved problem of God existence book?
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Re: The Existence of God - Richard Swinburne

Post by -1- » Tue Sep 11, 2018 7:38 pm

Eugene Glus wrote:
Wed Sep 05, 2018 6:12 pm
Does anyone read Swinburne's "The Existence of God"? What can you say about this book? Is this book worth for reading as a solved problem of God existence book?
Thanks.
I didn;t read it.

Chances are high I won't.

Are you Ms or Mr Swinburne?

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Re: The Existence of God - Richard Swinburne

Post by Eugene Glus » Fri Sep 14, 2018 5:15 pm

Richard Swinburne is a male. :roll:

As for me this book is interesting to read, but as for evidences and arguments... It can be checked by someone to say something about it.

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Re: The Existence of God - Richard Swinburne

Post by Immanuel Can » Fri Sep 14, 2018 6:26 pm

Eugene Glus wrote:
Wed Sep 05, 2018 6:12 pm
Does anyone read Swinburne's "The Existence of God"? What can you say about this book? Is this book worth for reading as a solved problem of God existence book?
Thanks.
Yes. It's a good one.

He's a heavy-hitter. It helps to have some background in philosophical terms, but you can get by without. I have a copy on hand (Oxford 2nd Ed.), so if there's anything specific that comes up, I can track with you, if you like.

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Re: The Existence of God - Richard Swinburne

Post by Eugene Glus » Sat Sep 15, 2018 10:03 am

Immanuel Can wrote:
Fri Sep 14, 2018 6:26 pm
Eugene Glus wrote:
Wed Sep 05, 2018 6:12 pm
Does anyone read Swinburne's "The Existence of God"? What can you say about this book? Is this book worth for reading as a solved problem of God existence book?
Thanks.
Yes. It's a good one.

He's a heavy-hitter. It helps to have some background in philosophical terms, but you can get by without. I have a copy on hand (Oxford 2nd Ed.), so if there's anything specific that comes up, I can track with you, if you like.
Thank you for your answering, and for your proposition. Actually, I was thinking to buy or not to buy this book. I was some reviews and watched some yt-videos with R. Swinburne, and it was interesting. Swinburne as I got it from the preview, uses Bayes theorem constantly. It's a good move, but I think that the theorem shouldn't be a panacea to anything... Anyway, I'm going to buy this book... but at the same time I have some doubts about this.

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Re: The Existence of God - Richard Swinburne

Post by Immanuel Can » Sat Sep 15, 2018 4:08 pm

Eugene Glus wrote:
Sat Sep 15, 2018 10:03 am

Thank you for your answering, and for your proposition. Actually, I was thinking to buy or not to buy this book. I was some reviews and watched some yt-videos with R. Swinburne, and it was interesting. Swinburne as I got it from the preview, uses Bayes theorem constantly. It's a good move, but I think that the theorem shouldn't be a panacea to anything... Anyway, I'm going to buy this book... but at the same time I have some doubts about this.
Fair enough. Trust you'll enjoy it. And yes, there's certainly more to be said, but Swinburne is a good contributor to the larger discussion.

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