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Radical theological non-naturalism

  • Kai Nielsen


Definite Description Logical Empiricist Religious Knowledge Putative Fact Central Reason 
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    Many of them are expressed succinctly by William L. Rowe in Chapter 3 of hisPhilosophy of Religion, (Encino. California: Dickenson Publishing Company, 1978), pp. 96–109 and by R. C. Swinburne,Sense and Nonsense in Physics and Theology, Inaugural Lecture, University of Keele, March 1973.Google Scholar
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    Terence Penelhum,Problems of Religious Knowledge (London: Macmillan Press, 1971), Terence Penelhum,Religion and Rationality (New York: Random House, 1971) and his response to my “On the Rationality of Radical Theological Non-Naturalism”.Religious Studies (1978), pp. 193–204, presented at the Banff Conference in April 1977.Google Scholar
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    Kai Nielsen,Contemporary Critiques of Religion (New York: Hereer and Herder, 1971) and Kai Nielsen,Scepticism (New York: St. Martin's Press, 1971). Ronald Hepburn,Christianity and Paradox (New York: Humanities Press, 1958), A. J. Ayer,Language, Truth and Logic (London: Victor Gollancz, 1936) pp. 5–6, 33–45. 114–120 and Antony Flew,God and Philosophy (London: Hutchinson and Co., Ltd., 1966) and Antony Flew,The Presumption of Atheism (New York: Barnes and Noble, 1976). Much of the crucial literature about this has been coherently selected, arranged and introduced by Malcolm Diamond and Thomas V. Litzenburg and their anthology,The Logic of God: Theology and Verification (Indianopolis, Indiana: The Bobbs-Merrill Company, Incorpoprated, 1975).Google Scholar
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    Kai Nielsen, “On the Rationality of Radical Theological Non-Naturalism”,Religious Studies (1978), pp. 193–204).Google Scholar

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Kai Nielsen
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  1. 1.The University of CalgaryCanada

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