In 1882, Nietzsche wrote, “God is dead”, adding, in case you had hopes for another timely resurrection, “God remains dead.” You can quibble about what he meant, but at the very least the idea is that the Enlightenment put a dent in ordinary religious belief. The rise of reason, tolerance, and free-thinking at the expense […]
Neil A. Manson considers the most popular argument for the existence of God.
An open debate.
Antony Flew argues that religious belief cannot be defended as rational.
Roy Jackson tries to make sense of the ontological argument for the existence of God.
In the last issue of The Philosophers’ Magazine we published an article by Peter Fosl called “The Moral Imperative to Rebel Against God”, and invited you to submit your responses. We selected five of the best, for which Dr Fosl has written his replies.
How can we reconcile a belief in a good God with the abundant suffering and evil that confronts us? Peter Fosl tries to answer the question by developing an argument from Dostoevsky’s The Brothers Karamazov.