In this lecture from my Fall 2011 Introduction to Philosophy class at Marist College, we discuss Thomas Aquinas’ Summa Theologiae, Prima Pars, question 2: on the existence of God

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In this guest lecture from a Fayetteville State University Philosophy of Religion class, Dr. Sadler leads students through Thomas Aquinas’s famous “Five Ways” of proving God’s existence from the Summa Theologiae. He also discusses the role of experience, abstraction, and several metaphysical principles in the arguments Thomas provides.

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A symposium on Brian Davies’ book Thomas Aquinas on God and Evil, with responses from Michael Kremer (University of Chicago) and Denys Turner (Yale University). Many people find that they cannot reconcile belief in the existence of God with the reality of evil; if an all powerful and perfectly good God exists, then why is […]

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Prof. Matt McCormick’s lecture on David Hume’s argument concerning believing miracle testimony. What do we know about humans and their propensities to report miracles? How should that affect our willingness to believe miracle testimony? What is the most reasonable conclusion to draw about miracle allegations?

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Public domain book read by LibriVox. Get the e-book here: http://www.gutenberg.org/ebooks/4583 Check out the Philosophy Owl blog for more philosophy resources: philosophyowl.blogspot.com

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Friedrich Nietzsche: Killer of God, Inventor of the Ubermensch, and Prophet of Nihilism. This video briefly explains the life of Nietzsche and some of this major ideas, like the death of God and Nihilism. Sponsors: Prince Otchere, Mike Samuel, Daniel Helland, Dennis Sexton, Will Roberts and √2. Thanks for your support! Donate on Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/Carneades […]

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Today we conclude our unit on Philosophy of Religion and Hank gets a little help from Indiana Jones to explain religious pragmatism and Pascal’s Wager, fideism, and Kierkegaard’s leap to faith. — “Indiana Jones” © Copyright Walt Disney Studios All other images and video via VideoBlocks or Wikimedia Commons, licensed under Creative Commons BY 4.0: […]

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In honor of the 500th video here at Carneades.org here is a parody of Billy Joel’s only the Good Die Young commemorating several of the arguments for the existence of God that we have covered here on the channel and some of the objections I have presented. Enjoy!

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An interesting discussion with the philosopher Wes Morriston on various religious topics, including his relationship to Christianity, the so-called Kalam cosmological argument for the existence of God, and the notion of the infinite (in particular, William Lane Craig’s argument that the world must have a beginning because of the supposed impossibility of an infinite series […]

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Another interesting interview with the philosopher Stephen Maitzen on theism and various issues within the philosophy of religion. Some of the topics discussed include the argument from nonbelief (i.e. Divine hiddenness), the problem of evil, free will, morality, and the incoherence of ultimate purpose. This interview was given by Luke Muehlhauser from his podcast Conversations […]

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