Title

Hume's Pragmaticist Argument for the Reality of God

Document Type

Article

Publication Date

1995

Abstract

"Although it is still widely held that the history of proofs of God came to an end with Kant and Hume, or, in any event, that the power of their arguments was undone, this opinion has meanwhile itself become an anachronism. The new interest in the proofs of God, pursued avidly especially in English-language philosophy of religion for some decades now, documents not only a quite surprising interest in this classical topos of the philosophical tradition, but above all, the necessity of this thematic issue for theology and philosophy of religion."

Comments

Article by Hermann Deuser; translated by Dennis Beach, OSB.