Answering 26 Questions
Robert Lawrence Kuhn (host of PBS’ “Closer to Truth”) asks philosopher and theologian William Lane Craig about whether God’s existence can be demonstrated or not.
- Can you demonstrate God’s existence mathematically?
- Does an argument have to convince everybody in order for it to be valid?
- What are some of the best arguments for God’s existence?
- What is the Cosmological Argument?
- What is Leibniz’s argument for God’s existence?
- Does the contingency argument depend on a universe having a beginning?
- What is the Teleological Argument?
- What is meant by Fine-Tuning and Intelligent Design?
- Can the universe be “designed” by chance?
- What is the moral argument for God?
- Is the moral argument just an assumption?
- What is the difference between an assumption and intuition?
- Do all cultures really have different morals? What is meant by “objective morality”?
- How does Jesus’ resurrection demonstrate God’s existence? What are some of the evidences of Jesus’ death that the majority of historical scholars agree with?
- What is the ontological argument? What is meant by necessary existence?
- What is meant by possible worlds?
- Are religious experiences philosophically valid?
- Does everything must have evidence (and arguments) prior to acceptance?
- Can you disprove with arguments and evidences that you are nothing more than a brain in a vat?
- Can you disprove with arguments and evidences that you were just made five minutes ago with built-in memories that gave you the illusion of being made longer than that?
- What is meant by a properly basic belief?
- How are they not arbitrary?
- What is a “defeater”?
- Is there an absolute psychological profile for religious people?
- Is God just a Freudian projection?
- What is something that is self-authenticating?