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Dialogues Concerning Natural Religion (Dover Philosophical Classics)

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How can we know that God exists? Is it possible to find proof of religion's most significant issues? Can we presume that the orderliness of the universe offers evidence of a purposeful creator? David Hume's Dialogues Concerning Natural Religion explores these perennial questions in a thought-provoking and highly readable style.

This classic examines its controversial subject in the well-known manner of the Platonic dialogues. Hume's characters discuss God's existence, his divinity and attributes, and the reasons behind his creation of the world. In clear, evocative prose, the debate's participants state and defend their positions, most of which center on the concept currently known as Intelligent Design. Hume's intense skepticism provides ingenious, persuasive refutations of the notion that reason and logic provide support for religious dogma. A work of historical importance as well as of ongoing relevance to modern life, this volume endures as both an inspiring philosophical inquiry and a literary gem.

Synopsis:

Equally captivating as a philosophical argument and as a work of literature, this classic is particularly relevant in terms of its criticism of the reasoning behind Intelligent Design.

Synopsis:

Equally captivating as a philosophical argument and as a work of literature, this classic is particularly relevant in terms of its criticism of the reasoning behind Intelligent Design.

Table of Contents

Pamphilus to Hermippus

Part One

Part Two

Part Three

Part Four

Part Five

Part Six

Part Seven

Part Eight

Part Nine

Part Ten

Part Eleven

Part Twelve

Product Details

ISBN:
9780486451114
Author:
Hume, David
Publisher:
Dover Publications
Subject:
General
Subject:
Religious
Subject:
Natural theology
Subject:
History & Surveys - 17th/18th Century
Subject:
General Philosophy
Subject:
Philosophy : General
Subject:
Philosophy-Surveys
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Trade Paper
Series:
Dover Philosophical Classics
Publication Date:
20060731
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
Pages:
96
Dimensions:
8.25 x 5.19 in 0.2 pd

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Equally captivating as a philosophical argument and as a work of literature, this classic is particularly relevant in terms of its criticism of the reasoning behind Intelligent Design.

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Equally captivating as a philosophical argument and as a work of literature, this classic is particularly relevant in terms of its criticism of the reasoning behind Intelligent Design.

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