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Definition of the noun agnosticism
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noun - plural: agnosticisms
- a religious orientation of doubt; a denial of ultimate knowledge of the existence of God
- the disbelief in any claims of ultimate knowledge
Alternative definition of the noun agnosticism
- The view that absolute truth or ultimate certainty is unattainable, especially regarding knowledge not based on experience or perceivable phenomena.
- The view that the existence of God or of all deities is unknown, unknowable, unproven, or unprovable.
- Doubt, uncertainty, or scepticism regarding the existence of a God or of all deities.
- "Agnosticism" is a book by Robert Flint.
- genre: Philosophy
- subjects: Modern philosophy, Philosophy, Religion, Atheism
- "Agnosticism" is a written work.
- author: Robin Le Poidevin
- released on (5 years ago)
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The Hidden Revelation (2015)
“My passion is Spirituality; my mission is to end homelessness and hunger.” by Morson Livingston
Agnosticism is a belief that the existence or nonexistence of any deity is unknown and possibly unknowable. More specifically, agnosticism is the view that the true values of certain claims —especially claims about the existence or ...
Faith Questions in a Skeptical Age by Scott J. Jones, Arthur D. Jones
Agnosticism means not knowing what is true. Someone can...
The Agnostic Age (2011)
Law, Religion, and the Constitution by Paul Horwitz
Just as the old agnosticism was a response to the currents of its own age, to the rise of science and the fading confidence in the old religious verities, so the new agnosticism is a response to the currents of our own agnostic age. Constitutional ...
by Raymond J. VanArragon
Agnosticism is a term that can be applied generally, and is simply a position that is midway between believing that...
We'd all agree that sometimes agnosticism is the appropriate position, as when the considerations that favor ...
Philosophy, Philosophy by Cram101 Textbook Reviews
Agnosticism: Agnosticism is the view that the truth values of certain claimsespecially claims about the existence or nonexistence...
In some senses, agnosticism is a stance about the difference between belief and knowledge, rather than about ...
Critical Essays (2005)
Philosophical, Theological and Scientific by Nicholas Churchich
Like pragmatism, agnosticism is the product of post-Darwinian genetic psychology which treated reason merely as a means...
Unlike Spencer's agnosticism and Comte's positivism, Huxley's agnosticism is a confession of ignorance and rests ...
Philosophy, Philosophy by CTI Reviews
Agnosticism is the view that the truth values of certain claimsespecially claims about the existence or nonexistence of any...
Think Sociology (2011)
by John Carl, Sarah Baker, Brady Robards, John Scott, Wendy Hillman, Geoffrey Lawrence
agnosticism is the view that the truths about claims made by religions ( such as the existence of an afterlife or deities) are unknowable. alter- globalisation ...
To Know Him (2010)
by Rev. Dr. Victor N. Manassa Th.D, Victor N. Manassa
Agnosticism is an extreme illustration. The doctrine of Mansel in ...
Surveying the Evidence for the Truth of Christianity by Ed Hindson, Ergun Caner
TERM AGNOSTICISM comes from two Greek words: the Greek a, meaning “ without,” and gnosis, meaning “knowledge.” Agnosticism is a philosophy that views the truth claims that deal with the metaphysical realm—such as theology, the ...
by Bill Cooke
AIDS agnosticism was the label of choice for people keen to appear reasonable. Some prominent atheists, like G. W. Foote, Chapman Cohen, and Joseph McCabe accused agnosticism of being little more than atheism in a silk hat. Huxley's ...
by Michael Proudfoot, A.R. Lacey
Agnosticism . The view that reason is unable to prove eitherthatGodexistsor that God does not exist. Hume and Kant providedthephilosophical foundations of agnosticism. In common speech,anagnosticis someone Algorithm . Procedure for ...
by Professor Edward Craig, Edward Craig
ANTHONY APPIAH AGNOSTICISM In the popular sense, an agnostic is someone who neither believes nor disbelieves ...
by Alan Bullock
agnosticism. The philosophical position which claims that it is impossible in principle (or at least in practice) to know whether god exists or not. The term itself was coined in 1869 by the biologist ...
by A. Pablo Iannone
agnostic see agnosticism agnosticism From the Greek a (not) and gignoskein (to know). Term coined by the English biologist and philosopher T.H. ...
by Ron Rhodes
PROPHETIC AGNOSTICISM act. God's knowledge of all things is from the vantage point of eternity, so that the past, present, and future are all encompassed in one ever-present “now” to Him. God knows all things, both actual and possible ...
A Dictionary of Thoughts (1891)
Being a Cyclopedia of Laconic Quotations from the Best Authors, Both Ancient and Modern by Tryon Edwards
AGNOSTICISM. 14 AGRICULTURE. These are the effect» of doting аде : vain doubta, and idle caret*, aud over caution. — Dryden. There are two things which grow stronger in the breast of man, in proportion us ho advance* in years : the love ...
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Video shows what agnosticism means. The view that absolute truth or ultimate certainty is unattainable, especially regarding knowledge not based on ...
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The only true sign of intelligence you will encounter from another human being. A theist, or believer in God, will tell you that he ABSOLUTELY exists. An atheist ...
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Quotes about Agnosticism
I do not consider it an insult, but rather a compliment, to be called an agnostic. I do not pretend to know where many ignorant men are sure - that is all agnosticism means. (Clarence Darrow)
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Scrabble value of A1G2N1O1S1T1I1C3I1S1M3
The value of this 11-letter word is 16 points, but it's not an accepted word in the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.
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