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Theism
the belief in one God as the creator and ruler of the universe, without rejection of revelation.
Agnosticism
a person who holds that the existence of the ultimate cause, as God, and the essential nature of things are unknown and unknowable, or that human knowledge is limited to experience.
Atheism
the doctrine or belief that there is no God.
If God exists (if theism is true), how many are there?
Monotheism
the doctrine or belief that there is only one God.
Polytheism
the doctrine of or belief in more than one god or in many gods.
If one God exists, what sort of God is it?
Personal Theism
God that cares and has a will
Deism
belief in a God who created the world but has since remained indifferent to it.
Pantheism
the doctrine that God is the transcendent reality of which the material universe and human beings are only manifestations: it involves a denial of God's personality and expresses a tendency to identify God and nature.
Empiricism
the doctrine that all knowledge is derived from sense experience
A priori
valid independently of observation.
A posteriori
based upon actual observation or upon experimental data
Analytic
pertaining to or proceeding by analysis
Synthetic
of, pertaining to, proceeding by, or involving
Monism
The doctrine that mind and matter are formed from, or reducible to, the same ultimate substance or principle of being.
Dualism
the philosophical theory that regards matter and its motions as constituting the universe, and all phenomena, including those of mind, as due to material agencies.