© 2012

Scientific Approaches to the Philosophy of Religion

  • Yujin Nagasawa

Part of the Palgrave Frontiers in Philosophy of Religion book series (PFPR)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-x
  2. Introduction

    1. Yujin Nagasawa
      Pages 1-7
  3. Divine Attributes

  4. God, Creation and Evolution

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 47-47
    2. Paul Draper
      Pages 49-70
  5. God and the Universe

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 93-93
    2. William Lane Craig, James D. Sinclair
      Pages 95-142
  6. Religious Beliefs

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 163-163
  7. Religious Tolerance and Disagreement

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 203-203
    2. Steve Clarke
      Pages 205-223
    3. David Efird
      Pages 224-234
  8. The Compatibility of Science and Religion

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 235-235
    2. Katherin A. Rogers
      Pages 237-254

About this book


Tackling central problems in philosophy of religion by referring to relevant theories and findings in cognitive science, anthropology, developmental psychology, decision theory, biology, physics, cosmology, the contributors address a range of topics, including divine attributes; God, creation and evolution; God and the universe; religious beliefs.


god philosophy of religion religion religious belief

Editors and affiliations

  • Yujin Nagasawa
    • 1
  1. 1.University of BirminghamUK

About the editors

STEVE CLARKE James Martin Fellow in the Institute for Ethics and Science, Oxford Martin School and Faculty of Philosophy, University of Oxford, UK; and Senior Research Fellow in the Centre for Applied Philosophy and Public Ethics, Charles Sturt University, Australia WILLIAM LANE CRAIG Research Professor of Philosophy at Talbot School of Theology, USA PAUL DRAPER Professor of Philosophy at Purdue University, USA DAVID EFIRD Senior Lecturer in Philosophy at the University of York, UK KLAAS J. KRAAY Associate Professor of Philosophy at Ryerson University, Canada ROBIN LE POIDEVIN Professor of Metaphysics at the University of Leeds, UK DAVID LEECH Postdoctoral Research Fellow at the Universities of Paris 10 and Blaise Pascal University, France TIM MAWSON Fellow and Tutor in Philosophy at St Peter's College, University of Oxford, UK BENJAMIN MURPHY Associate Professor of Philosophy and Religious Studies at the Florida State University, Panama KATHERIN A. ROGERS Professor of Philosophy at the University of Delaware, USA MICHAEL RUSE Lucyle T. Werkmeister Professor of Philosophy and Director of the Program in the History and Philosophy of Science at Florida State University, USA JAMES D. SINCLAIR Physicist and Senior Combat Analyst for the United States Navy, USA AKU VISALA Research Fellow at the Academy of Finland and the Ian Ramsey Centre for Science and Religion at the University of Oxford, UK GRAHAM WOOD Lecturer in Philosophy at University of Tasmania, Australia

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