Questions about 'Internal and External Questions about God'

Religious Studies 48 (2):257-268 (2012)
Download Edit this record How to cite View on PhilPapers
This article is an evaluation of Le Poidevin’s use of Carnap ’s stance on ontology within the philosophy of religion. Le Poidevin claims that 1) theists need to take God to be a putative entity within space-time in order for their claim that God exists to be meaningful, and that 2) instrumentalism about theology is viable. I argue that although Le Poidevin’s response to Carnap ’s argument is no less problematic than that argument itself, his position is in fact thoroughly un-Carnapian. The upshot is that his discussion provides some support to atheism, but none to either of his two official conclusions
No keywords specified (fix it)
Reprint years
PhilPapers/Archive ID
Upload history
First archival date: 2011-12-13
Latest version: 2 (2019-01-26)
View other versions
Added to PP index

Total views
2,549 ( #1,233 of 64,084 )

Recent downloads (6 months)
855 ( #325 of 64,084 )

How can I increase my downloads?

Downloads since first upload
This graph includes both downloads from PhilArchive and clicks on external links on PhilPapers.