Proof of God: Table of Contents


 

Proof of God

Context

(1)

Acknowledgements

How To Read This Book

Notes

 (2)

Introduction

Three Objections

(3)

Definitions

(4)

Whither Proofs?

Gotta Catch Them All

(5)

Proof from First Cause, or the Cosmological Proof

Golden Oldies

Because I Said So

(6)

Hume’s Trip to the Pole

(7)

There Are No Stupid Questions

It’s a Mad, Mad, Mad, Mad World

(8)

Absolutely Nothing

So Bad It’s Not Even Wrong

(9)

Proof from Logical Necessity, or the Ontological Proof

No Really, It’s Quite Popular With Some People

(10)

Existence is not Great

The Triumph of Irrationality

(11)

Kant-er Arguments

Gödel’s Proof, and the Problem of Infinity

The Proof that God Does Not Exist

(12)

Proof from Intelligence

Definitions

(13)

Divine Gift or Solvable Mystery?

Cogs in the Machine

Language

(14)

Problem Solving

Mathematics and Logical Thinking

(15)

Visual Processing

Music

Intrapersonal and Self-Awareness

(16)

Spatial Reasoning

Tool Use

Play

Culture

(17)

Creativity

Long-Range Planning

Interpersonal

Altruism

Cross-species Altruism

(18)

Farming

Lying

So What’s Left?

(19)

Proof from Logic and Dualism

The Connection to Reality

Confirming The Obvious

(20)

Elegant, According to Whom?

Dualism

(21)

Dualism

The Limits of Logic

(22)

You’ve Got to Have Soul!

(23)

Proof from Morality

Moral Quandaries

(24)

Two Big Objections

(25)

Social Animals

The First Game

(26)

The Golden Rule

Clockwork

(27)

Fuzzy Logic

The Monkey Wrench

(28)

Proof from Design, or the Teleological Proof

Cranes and Skyhooks

(29)