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in chp 1 swinburne ...
analyzes concept
which of following NOT one of 3 properties of God
perfect goodness
swinburne holds that..
god is person neither male/female
god's omniscience would mean..
would know everything that is knowable
swinburne believes that god..
eternal in the sense that he has existed @ each moment of past, exists now, and each mom. of future
two kinds of good actions are
supererogatory actions and duties
god's perfect freedom mean ...
a b and c
swinburne believes that..
a b and c
swinburne says that person any person not just humans..
individual with basic powers, beliefs, and purpose
gods perfect goodness would follow from gods
omniscience and perf. freedom
swinburne believes that...
moral truths are truths whether or not there is god
supererogatory good acts...
are acts go beyond obligations
omnipotence would mean that..
can doall logically possible things
swinburne believes...
both b and c
souls, swinburne says...
a and c
b/c swinburne believes taht humans are both minds and bodies...
substance dualist
consciousness on swinburnes account..
not a or C
some time in evolutionary history bodies of very complex...
not a and c
brain transplant thought experiment designed to show..
mental events are not related to brain events(not answer)
regarding miracles thinks we do not have enough historical evidence ...
to know that some occurrences in world are miracles even if we cannot know exactly which ...
what is principle of credulity
we should believe that things are as they seem unless future evidence shows we are wrong
swinburne thinks miracles...
by themselves do not provide enough evidence for god
regarding miracles, swinburne says if there is a god..
we would expect him to interact with us on a personal basis but not very often
swinbure says a miracle is...
NOT any currently unexplainable violation
swinburne concludes that god..
prob. exists
evil the problem of evil..
both a and b
in order to be rational about ones believe the believer must have an answer 2 problem of evil
2 account fully for the evil in world, swinburne relies only on afterlife.. TF?
god could have chosen 2 give humans free will and at same time make sure correct choices?
taht even though individual moral evils are terrible things, the greater good is that humans have been created as free beings with strong responsibility..compassion, forgivness..
that ones needs theodicy to account for human suffering but one does not for animals?
evil in the context of the argument from evil.. evil is defined as...
NOT immoral actions of agents who could have done otherwise
the free will defense..
holds that it is logically impossible for god to create free beings and guarantee no evil
two kinds of evil
moral and natural
swinburne says our world
containsa lot of evil
a theodicy is...
not both of above
believest hat even though natural evils can be terrible, humans can rely on natural laws..
theism swinburne says...
is simpler than humanism and materialism
according to swin. humanism..
both a and b
materialism is view that..
NOT that unexplained by material laws
theism swinburne says..
NOT b and c