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Oxford Studies in Philosophy of Religion

Jonathan Kvanvig, ed. (Oxford University Press: July 2008), 272 pages.

Oxford Studies in Philosophy of Religion is a new annual volume offering a regular snapshot of state-of-the-art work in this longstanding area of philosophy that has seen an explosive growth of interest over the past half century. Under the guidance of a distinguished editorial board, it will publish exemplary papers in any area of philosophy of religion. ~ Product Description Jonathan L. Kvanvig is Distinguished Professor of Philosophy at Baylor University, having held positions previously at the University of Missouri, Texas A&M University and the University of Notre Dame. His research areas include metaphysics and epistemology as well as the philosophy of religion. He has published to date six books, including The Knowability Paradox (OUP, 2006) and The Problem of Hell (OUP, 1994).

Table of Contents

    • 1 Presentation and Ockham’s Way Out Alicia Finch and Michael Rea  1
    • 2 Molinism John Martin Fischer  18
    • 3 Spirituality, Expertise, and Philosophers Bryan Frances  44
    • 4 Are Miracles Chimerical? Alan Hajek  82
    • 5 Epistemological Foundations for the Cosmological Argument Robert Koons  105
    • 6 Theism and the Scope of Contingency Timothy O’Connor  134
    • 7 On Two Problems of Divine Simplicity Alexander R. Pruss  150
    • 8 Defending Divine Freedom Thomas D. Senor Senor, Thomas D. 168
    • 9 The Problem of Evil and the Desires of the Heart Eleonore Stump  196
    • 10 What Does an Omniscient Being Know About the Future? Peter van Inwagen  216
    • 11 Omnisubjectivity Linda Zagzebski  231
    • Index 249