Historical Precedents

  • István Aranyosi
Part of the Palgrave Frontiers in Philosophy of Religion book series (PFPR)


In this chapter I will briefly discuss the similarities and differences between the classical theist conception of God and God conceived as identical to Logical Space, after which I will offer a few examples of historical precedents to this view. I do not claim that these historical precedents indubitably point to the view I have been arguing for. Rather, some aspects of them, although written in a totally different vocabulary than what I have been using here, do have a good deal of resemblance to Logical Pantheism. Given that Logical Pantheism contains elements from both Pantheism and Panentheism, resemblances with each of these shouldn’t be surprising. However, the resemblances I want to point out are more specific and regard the original elements of Logical Pantheism, like the plenitude principle of Logical Totalitarianism, which is responsible for the idea of a god that transcends all descriptions and binary oppositions.


Actual World Logical Space Ultimate Reality Historical Precedent Epistemic Possibility 
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© István Aranyosi 2013

Authors and Affiliations

  • István Aranyosi
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  1. 1.Bilkent UniversityTurkey

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