Philosophical Foundations for a Christian Worldview [2nd / Second ed.] 9780830889174, 9780830851874, 2017034242, 2017033985

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Philosophical Foundations for a Christian Worldview [2nd / Second ed.]
 9780830889174, 9780830851874, 2017034242, 2017033985

Table of contents :
Preface
Outline of the Book
An Invitation to Christian Philosophy

Part I: Introduction
1 What Is Philosophy?
2 Argumentation and Logic

Part II: Epistemology
3 Knowledge and Rationality
4 The Problem of Skepticism
5 The Structure of Justification
6 Theories of Truth and Postmodernism
7 Religious Epistemology

Part III: Metaphysics
8 What Is Metaphysics?
9 General Ontology: Existence, Identity, and Reductionism
10 General Ontology: Two Categories?Property and Substance
11 The Mind-Body Problem Part IA: Consciousness and Property Dualism or Mere-Property Dualism
12 The Mind-Body Problem Part IB: Alternatives to Property Dualism or Mere-Property Dualism
13 The Mind-Body Problem Part IIA: Arguments Regarding and Versions of Substance Dualism
14 The Mind-Body Problem Part IIB: The Main Physicalist Alternatives to Substance Dualism
15 Free Will and Determinism
16 Personal Identity and Life After Death

Part IV: Philosophy of Science
17 Scientific Methodology
18 The Realism-Antirealism Debate
19 Philosophy and the Integration of Science and Theology
20 Philosophy of Time and Space

Part V: Ethics
21 Ethics, Morality, and Metaethics
22 Ethical Relativism and Absolutism
23 Normative Ethical Theories: Egoism and Utilitarianism
24 Normative Ethical Theories: Deontological and Virtue Ethics

Part VI: Philosophy of Religion and Philosophical Theology
25 The Existence of God I
26 The Existence of God II
27 The Coherence of Theism I
28 The Coherence of Theism II
29 The Problem of Evil
30 Creation, Providence, and Miracle
31 Christian Doctrines I: The Trinity
32 Christian Doctrines II: The Incarnation
33 Christian Doctrines III: Atonement
34 Christian Doctrines IV: Christian Particularism

Suggestions for Further Reading
Name Index
Subject Index
Scripture Index

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