Chapter

Introductory

T.L.S. Sprigge

in The God of Metaphysics

Published in print April 2006 | ISBN: 9780199283040
Published online May 2006 | e-ISBN: 9780191603662 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/0199283044.003.0001
                   Introductory

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This introductory chapter starts the discussion by some general remarks on what makes a belief system a religious one and the criteria for calling something ‘God’. There is a brief discussion of Descartes and of Pascal and the relation between the expressions ‘the Absolute’ and ‘God’ is briefly considered.

Keywords: metaphysics; God; Descartes; religion; worship; prayer

Chapter.  6790 words. 

Subjects: Philosophy of Religion

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