Religious Language

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Aquinas argues that the best way to describe God is by using ______
Analogy
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Wittgenstein's book is called _________
Tractatus
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Ayer developed the ____ verification principle
Weak
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____ applied the falsification principle to religious language
Flew
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This terms means that God is outside of the Universe
Transcendent
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Words that mean the same thing in all contexts - this language is rejected by Aquinas
Univocal
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Words that mean different things when used in different contexts - this language is rejected by Aquinas
Equivocal
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Language, Truth and Logic was written by ____
Ayer
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Someone who believes in God is known as a ______
Theist
9 of 23
Propositions that are true by definition (similar to tautology)
Analytic
10 of 23
Another word for 'form of life' which Wittgenstein talks of
Lebensform
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Hare argues that religious believers see the world in a certain way. This is known as '_____'
Bliks
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_________ talks about the toys in the cupboard coming out at night
Swinburne
13 of 23
________ speaks about the parable of the stranger/partisan
Mitchell
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Wittgenstein argues that we all take part in the language _____
games
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The initial ___________ principle was put together by the logical positivists
verification
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A posteriori statements which can be verifiable or falsified through empirical evidence
Synthetic
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This philosopher speaks about eschatological verification
Hick
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A supporter of the falsification principle would argue that religious language is ____________ because it cannot be falsified
meaningless
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Popper developed the _____________ principle
falsification
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The parable of the Gardener was used by Flew but was developed by John ______
Wisdom
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When speaking of language games, Wittgenstein uses the example of _____
chess
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______ points out that the verification principle cannot be verified itself
Davies
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Ayer developed the ____ verification principle

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____ applied the falsification principle to religious language

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This terms means that God is outside of the Universe

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