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Guesses at the riddle of existence

and other essays on kindred subjects

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Published by Macmillan in New York, London .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Statementby Goldwin Smith
SeriesCIHM/ICMH Microfiche series = CIHM/ICMH collection de microfiches -- no. 33065, CIHM/ICMH microfiche series -- no. 33065
The Physical Object
FormatMicroform
Pagination4 microfiches (164 fr.).
Number of Pages164
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24343918M
ISBN 100665330650

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ISBN: OCLC Number: Notes: Reprint of the ed. Description: ix, pages 23 cm. Contents: Guesses at the riddle of existenceThe church and the Old TestamentIs there another life?--The miraculous element in ChristianityMorality and theism. Additional Physical Format: Print version: Smith, Goldwin, Guesses at the riddle of existence.

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Dogmatic religion is geocentric. It assumes that our earth is the centre of the universe, the primary object of. Riddle: A forest exists somewhere on Earth. This forest has no life except for trees.

After a storm, a tree was hit by lightning and falls. What so. Very annoying book. Trying to show "logical" arguments for and against existence, God, Free Will and Determinism, Constitution, Universals, Possibility and Necessity, etc., but the whole discussion seems confused and misguided by a lack of formalism/5.

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The Riddle of Existence Leibniz’s formulation: “Why is there something rather than nothing”, is perhaps one of the most important questions ever posed in Philosophy. It had taken philosophy into a level wherein ‘everything’ is included in its realm; not only abstracta but also concreta.

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