Who is wealthier? The man with sufficient financial resources to purchase a $1 million home, but who finds little satisfaction from occupying it, or the man with sufficient financial resources to purchase (just) a $100,000 home, but who finds great satisfaction from occupying it?
How can a God who is a complete being exist inside of space-time? Wouldn't the linear progression of space-time imply an incompleteness? What follows is a lyrical essay by Flint addressing these fundamental questions about God. In the process, he comes to an interesting observation on the nature of reason itself. - PC
The aim of this paper is strictly limited to answering the question, 'Is there a reasonable condition wherein Isaac might surrender his life to an alleged divine command?
Among the multiplicity of differing opinions about ultimate truth, there should be at least general agreement that there is a multiplicity of differing opinions. Everyone does not agree. Furthermore, most would agree with this proposition: that at least in some ways the contrary positions cannot all be true...
The aim of this essay is to argue in favor of modesty in relation to alleged claims of divine revelation, without denying that the revelation could have supreme authority, and more particularly to demonstrate how Hartmann's and Boven's observations regarding belief revision in science suggests a very specific problem for the divine command ethicist.
The modest aim of this paper is to compare Plato's term dikaiosune with Confucius's term ren, and more particularly, to determine if there is a similarity between Plato's and Confucius's means of justifying these ideals. I will argue that there is a clear similarity (a) between the ideals themselves (concept), and (b) between the ways in which these teachers justify them (pedagogy).
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