PHIL 201 quiz 6 complete solutions.DOCX

PHIL 201 quiz 6 complete solutions

Liberty University PHIL 201 quiz 6 complete solutions correct answers key

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The ________ claims that it is wrong to reason about religion, but one must just believe and have faith.

The weak foundationalist believes that basic knowledge must be absolutely certain.

 

Philosophy of religion and natural theology are identical disciplines.

 

According to Evans, philosophy of religion may be engaged in by thinkers who are not themselves religious at all.

eology is an activity carried on outside of a religious tradition.

 

Open Theism claims that God is indeed omniscient, but lacks knowledge of future free choices in his creatures.

 

________ is the dominant view of God in three of the world’s great religions: Christianity, Judaism, and Islam:

 

An argument is _____________ whenever the conclusion must be true if the premises are true.

 

Theism holds that God is a _________ being; his non­existence is not possible:

 

It is a requirement of freedom that one possess alternate probabilities, meaning that in order to act freely, there must be more than one thing to do.

 

What philosopher argued: God is, by definition, a being who does not merely happen to exist; if God exists at all, then his existence is necessary?

_________ arguments are also known as first­cause arguments because they attempt to infer that God must exist as the first cause of the universe.

 

A divine command theory cannot account for individual obligations.

Since God is the greatest possible being, it is impossible for God to exist only in the understanding of the fool. Who argued this position:

 

Which argument is often referred to as the argument from design:

 

“Nescience” refers to something that exhibits intelligence in design but is not intelligent itself.

 

According to Craig, if there is not God, ultimate meaning is lost.

 

According to Craig, atheists like Camus and Russell are inconsistent to promote love and brotherhood.

 

In the end, according to Craig, the dilemma for the atheist is:

 

To say that my case for God’s existence is ‘defeasible’ is to say:

 

 

Weak foundationalism claims that some of our knowledge is fallible and subject to revision.

 

_______ theology is where the theologian attempts to say what can be known about God or things divine, without committing to a specific religion.

 

According to Evans, philosophy of religion may be engaged in by thinkers who are not themselves religious at all.

 

If Miranda chooses to simply write off any criticisms of her religious views as simply being the product of coming from non­believers, she is acting like:

 

Fideists argue that to think rightly about religious matters, one should put aside all religious commitments and be completely neutral.

 

Dualists believe in one God.

 

Theism holds that God is a _________ being; his non­existence is not possible:

 

If theism is true, then Christianity must be true.

 

Agnosticism actually denies the existence of God.

 

What is the term used to describe God’s awareness of future events, including the future choices that humans will make?

 

According to Evans, it is the popularity of evolutionary theory, more than anything else, that has eroded the credibility of the traditional teleological argument.

 

Naturalism claims that one should be moral because it is one’s best interest to be moral.

 

What philosopher argued: God is, by definition, a being who does not merely happen to exist;if God exists at all, then his existence is necessary?

 

The atheist must argue more than the possibility that God does not exist in order to overcome the ontological argument.

 

Which view interprets moral obligations in terms of social approval and disapproval?

 

A minimalistic concept of God argues for a merciful God.

According to Craig, if there is not God, ultimate meaning is lost.

 

In the end, according to Craig, the dilemma for the atheist is:

According to Craig, atheists often respond to the idea that without God life has no value by inconsistently finding value in the pursuits and activities of life.

To say that my case for God’s existence is ‘defeasible’ is to say:

 

Philosophy of religion attempts to answer such questions as, “Why does God allow suffering?”

According to Evans, a person doesn’t need to be completely neutral about religion in order to objectively consider arguments for and against it.

Weak foundationalism claims that some of our knowledge is fallible and subject to revision.

If Miranda chooses to simply write off any criticisms of her religious views as simply being the product of coming from non­believers, she is acting like:

According to Evans, the testing of religious beliefs is likely to be easier than the testing of scientific theories.

Which solution to the divine foreknowledge versus human freedom problem claims that God possessed some knowledge prior to creation that he used to decide how to create the world?

Agnosticism actually denies the existence of God.

Theists hold that God is __________, meaning he is present everywhere by virtue of his activity and knowledge.

Some theists teach that God is _________, meaning that God is unchangeable.

Dualists believe in one God.

This type of argument attempts to show that the very idea of God somehow implies that God actually exists.

Which argument is often referred to as the argument from design:

Many argue that the universe has been __________ because the odds that a single universe just happening to have a combination of certain values that makes life possible are infinitesimally small:

According to Evans, a necessary being is the only kind of being whose existence requires no further explanation.

The ________ says that there are no real moral obligations. When a person says an act is wrong, he is expressing his individual feelings about the act.

The moral argument claims that if objective moral norms exist, then God must exist because objective morality entails a moral law maker.

According to Craig, believing that objective meaning, value, and truth exist in a universe that ultimately is meaningless and without value is

In the end, according to Craig, the dilemma for the atheist is:

To say that my case for God’s existence is ‘defeasible’ is to say:

 

If Miranda chooses to simply write off any criticisms of her religious views as simply being the product of coming from non­believers, she is acting like:

According to strong or classical foundationalism, in order to know something, one must have a conclusive reason for thinking it is true.

Fideism claims that _______ is the precondition for any correct thinking about religion.

What view holds that genuine religious knowledge must consist of truths that are known with absolute certainty?

_______ theology is where the theologian attempts to say what can be known about God or things divine, without committing to a specific religion.

Naturalism entails ________ because the naturalist does not believe in anything divine or supernatural beyond nature.

Dualists believe in one God.

________ is the dominant view of God in three of the world’s great religions: Christianity, Judaism, and Islam:

If theism is true, then Christianity must be true.

Which view recognizes a plurality of gods, but restricts allegiance to one god?

 

Which argument is often referred to as the argument from design:

The cosmological argument and the teleological argument complement each other and therefore could be viewed as part of a general case for the plausibility of theism.

Non­temporal versions of the Cosmological argument contend that the universe had to have a beginning, with a cause being necessary to explain its existence in the first moment.

Many argue that the universe has been __________ because the odds that a single universe just happening to have a combination of certain values that makes life possible are infinitesimally small:

The ________ says that there are no real moral obligations. When a person says an act is wrong, he is expressing his individual feelings about the act.

The fine­tuning of the universe is evidence supporting the:

 “Nescience” refers to something that exhibits intelligence in design but is not intelligent itself.

A minimalistic concept of G

 According to Craig, if there is not God, ultimate meaning is lost.

To say that my case for God’s existence is ‘defeasible’ is to say:

Philosophy of religion is a critica

 l reflection on          beliefs

In a critical dialogue about religious beliefs, Evans recommends beginning by asking the other person to accept your own religious presuppositions.

Sally believes that the truth about God cannot be known, so she cannot make a judgement on the issue. What position does sally represent?

According to the class presentation, one can successfully provide a single argument for God’s existence

Sartre’s solution to the challenge to find meaning in life without God

 

The Kalam version of the cosmological argument is a temporal form of the argument

What does Thomas Aquinas say are the two features that are present in nature that imply design?

 

 

 
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