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Timothy O'Connor is Professor of Philosophy at Indiana University Bloomington. He has published widely in the areas of metaphysics, philosophy of mind and action, and philosophy of religion.

Timothy O'Connor is Professor of Philosophy at Indiana University Bloomington.

An expansive, yet succinct, analysis of the Philosophy of Religion – from metaphysics through theology. Organized into two sections, the text first examines truths concerning what is possible and what is necessary. A cutting-edge scholarly work which engages with the traditional metaphysician’s quest for a true ultimate explanation of the most general features of the world we inhabit.

The right of Timothy O’Connor to be identied as the author of this work has . O’Connor, Timothy, 1965– Theism and ultimate explanation : the necessary shape of contingency, Timothy O’Connor.

All brand names and product names used in this book are trade names, service marks, trademarks or registered trademarks of their respective owners. The publisher is not associated with any product or vendor mentioned in this book. p. cm. Includes bibliographical references (. and index.

Timothy O'Connor is Professor of Philosophy at Indiana University, Bloomington. The Spheres of Possibility 60. Part II The Necessary Shape of Contingency 63. 3. Ultimate Explanation and Necessary Being: The Existence Stage of the Cosmological Argument 65. He has published widely in the areas of metaphysics, philosophy of mind, and philosophy of religion. Necessary Being 68. Two Objections to the Traditional Answer 73. Necessary Being As the Explanatory Ground of Contingency? 79.

Similar books and articles. The New Cosmological Argument: O’Connor on Ultimate Explanation. Tyron Craig Goldschmidt - 2011 - Philosophia 39 (2):267-288

Similar books and articles. Theism and Ultimate Explanation: The Necessary Shape of Contingency, by Timothy O'Connor. Tyron Craig Goldschmidt - 2011 - Philosophia 39 (2):267-288. William Lane Craig - 2010 - Philosophia Christi 12 (1):181-188. Explanation and the Cosmological Argument. Bruce Reichenbach - 2004 - In Michael Peterson & Raymond vanArragon (ed., Contemporary Debates in Philosophy of Religion. Theism and Ultimate Explanation.

A cutting-edge scholarly work which engages with the traditional metaphysician’s quest for a true ultimate explanation of the most general features of the world we inhabit Develops an original view concerning the epistemology and metaphysics of modality, or truths concerning what is possible or necessary Applies this framework to a re-examination of the cosmological argument for theism Defends a novel.

Theism and Ultimate Explanation engages with the traditional metaphysician's quest for a true ultimate explanation of the most . Timothy O'Connor is Professor of Philosophy at Indiana University, Bloomington

Theism and Ultimate Explanation engages with the traditional metaphysician's quest for a true ultimate explanation of the most general features of the world we inhabit. The first part of the book develops an original view concerning the epistemology and metaphysics of modality, or truths concerning what is possible or necessary. This framework is then applied to a re-examination of the cosmological argument for theism. Timothy O'Connor is Professor of Philosophy at Indiana University, Bloomington.

The Necessary Shape of Contingency. O’Connor argues in the second part of his book that the best answer to this question is that there is a being that is necessary.

Timothy O’Connor Theism and Ultimate Explanation : The Necessary Shape of Contingency. Oxford : Blackwell, 2008). As this will have indicated, Theism and Ultimate Explanation is a work of classic natural theology – O’Connor himself traces his inuences to Aquinas and Scotus (as well as, most obviously, Leibniz (though, signicantly, his argument does not depend on such a strong form of the Principle of Sucient Reason as Leibniz endorsed and is more defensible thereby)).

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Theism and Ultimate Explanation book.

An expansive, yet succinct, analysis of the Philosophy of Religion– from metaphysics through theology. Organized into twosections, the text first examines truths concerning what ispossible and what is necessary. These chapters lay the foundationfor the book’s second part – the search for ametaphysical framework that permits the possibility of an ultimateexplanation that is correct and complete.A cutting-edge scholarly work which engages with thetraditional metaphysician’s quest for a true ultimateexplanation of the most general features of the world weinhabitDevelops an original view concerning the epistemology andmetaphysics of modality, or truths concerning what is possible ornecessaryApplies this framework to a re-examination of the cosmologicalargument for theismDefends a novel version of the Leibnizian cosmologicalargument