Things God Can’t Do

December 10, 2010 · Published in Philosophy, Theology  by Jonathan Garrison ·

You know the old quandary. Can God make a stone so heavy that even He can’t lift it? Either God’s not powerful enough to do one thing, or He’s not powerful enough to do the other. I’ve heard it asked many times, but not by anyone who really expected an answer. So let me give […]

What Makes a Sound Argument

September 13, 2010 · Published in Philosophy  by Jonathan Garrison ·

A sound argument has the following properties: The conclusion follows logically and necessarily from the premises. The premises are objectively true. The truth of each premise is discernible. In a philosophical argument, the truth of each premise need not be demonstrated to 100% certainty. In fact, no premise in human experience is shown to be […]