Where Is God? Contemporary Views on Arguments for God’s Existence

A special issue of Religions (ISSN 2077-1444). This special issue belongs to the section "Religions and Humanities/Philosophies".

Deadline for manuscript submissions: closed (30 April 2024) | Viewed by 456

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Department of Epistemology, Faculty of Philosophy, John Paul II Catholic University of Lublin, 20-950 Lublin, Poland
Interests: metaphysics (ontology); natural (or/and philosophical) theology; philosophy of religion

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The Catholic Academy in Warsaw, 01-815 Warszawa, Poland
Interests: analytical philosophy of religion; mind-body problem; faith and reason debate; epistemology

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Faculty of Philosophy, The Pontifical University of John Paul II in Krakow, 31-002 Kraków, Poland
Interests: metaphysics; natural theology; philosophy of man; epistemology

Special Issue Information

Dear Colleagues,

The existence of God or the Absolute is a debate almost as old as philosophy. As early as the Antiquity and the Middle Ages, three main theistic arguments were developed: the ontological argument, the cosmological argument and the teleological argument. These were later criticized by David Hume and Immanuel Kant. In contemporary circles, thanks to philosophers such as Alvin Plantinga and Richard Swinburne, the formulations of these or other theistic arguments have been all but perfected. The associated debate has revealed their strengths and weaknesses, but has not resolved the theism–atheism dispute. What is the current state of this dispute? How can the old, well-known arguments be improved? What new perspectives are worth introducing? How credible are positions that go beyond the classic theism–atheism dichotomy, such as panentheism or ultimism? Where is God on the contemporary map of thought? We invite you to submit articles on these and related topics.

Dr. Jacek Wojtysiak
Dr. Marek Dobrzeniecki
Dr. Miłosz Hołda
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  • the existence of God
  • theistic arguments
  • atheistic arguments
  • natural theology
  • theism
  • atheism
  • ultimism

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