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Why some people view parts of philosophy as semantic bullshit

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Because, some philosophers still take things like the ontological argument seriously

In various ways, the account provided to this point is rough, and susceptible of improvement. Sections 1 – 5 in what follows provide some of the requisite embellishments, though — as is usually the case in philosophy — there are many issues taken up here which could be pursued at much greater length. Sections 6 – 8 take up some of the central questions at a slightly more sophisticated level of discussion. Section 9 is a quick overview of very recent work on ontological arguments:

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Written by parseval

January 26, 2009 at 4:09 am

Posted in philosophy, religion

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