In eighty five new and up-to-date essays, this complete quantity presents an authoritative advisor to the philosophy of faith.
- Includes contributions from validated philosophers and emerging stars
- 22 new entries have now been additional, and all fabric from the former variation has been up-to-date and reorganized
- Broad assurance spans the parts of worldwide religions, theism, atheism, , the matter of evil, technological know-how and faith, and ethics
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