<!DOCTYPE html><HTML lang="en"> <head><meta charset="utf-8"> <title>Van Inwagen (Peter) - I Look for the Resurrection of the Dead and the Life of the World to Come (Theo Todman's Book Collection - Paper Abstracts) </title> <link href="../../TheosStyle.css" rel="stylesheet" type="text/css"><link rel="shortcut icon" href="../../TT_ICO.png" /></head> <BODY> <CENTER> <div id="header"><HR><h1>Theo Todman's Web Page - Paper Abstracts</h1><HR></div><A name="Top"></A> <TABLE class = "Bridge" WIDTH=950> <tr><th><A HREF = "../../PaperSummaries/PaperSummary_16/PaperSummary_16760.htm">I Look for the Resurrection of the Dead and the Life of the World to Come</A></th></tr> <tr><th><A HREF = "../../Authors/V/Author_Van Inwagen (Peter).htm">Van Inwagen (Peter)</a></th></tr> <tr><th>Source: Van Inwagen's website</th></tr> <tr><th>Paper - Abstract</th></tr> </TABLE> </CENTER> <P><CENTER><TABLE class = "Bridge" WIDTH=600><tr><td><A HREF = "../../PaperSummaries/PaperSummary_16/PaperSummary_16760.htm">Paper Summary</A></td><td><A HREF = "../../PaperSummaries/PaperSummary_16/PaperCitings_16760.htm">Books / Papers Citing this Paper</A></td><td><A HREF = "../../PaperSummaries/PaperSummary_16/PapersToNotes_16760.htm">Notes Citing this Paper</A></td></tr></TABLE></CENTER></P> <hr><P><FONT COLOR = "0000FF"><U>Comments</U> <BR><BR>The topic of resurrection is a chapter (<a name="2"></a><A HREF="../../Notes/Notes_0/Notes_97.htm">Click here for Note</A>) in my proposed Thesis (<a name="3"></a><A HREF="../../Notes/Notes_7/Notes_733.htm">Click here for Note</A>). It is also touched on in the following Notes, and their off-shoots:- <ul type="disc"><li>Resurrection (<a name="4"></a><A HREF="../../Notes/Notes_2/Notes_281.htm">Click here for Note</A>),</li><li>Resurrection (Metaphysics) (<a name="5"></a><A HREF="../../Notes/Notes_3/Notes_372.htm">Click here for Note</A>),</li><li>Resurrection of Christ (<a name="6"></a><A HREF="../../Notes/Notes_3/Notes_365.htm">Click here for Note</A>). </li></ul>Since these topics have been discussed before, the links may be worth chasing up, though I think none of them are much developed. <BR><BR>As for Van Inwagen s Paper:- <ol type="1"><li>The paper picks up on some points left hanging from an earlier paper  <a name="7"></a>"<A HREF = "../../Abstracts/Abstract_04/Abstract_4934.htm">Van Inwagen (Peter) - The Possibility of Resurrection</A>". </li><li>The paper starts with some sociological and historical accounts and Biblical exegesis of beliefs in <a name="1"></a><A HREF="../../Notes/Notes_9/Notes_978.htm">life after death</A><SUP>1</SUP>. </li><li>Van Inwagen contrasts the Christian doctrine of <U>resurrection</U> with the Platonic concept of the natural immortality of the soul. <ul type="disc"><li>In Platonism, one <U>is</U> a soul and <U>has</U> a body  indeed, one may have in sequence many bodies if one is incarnated multiple times. </li></ul></li><li>To be continued & </li></ol><hr><FONT COLOR = "0000FF"><B>Comment: </B><ul type="disc"><li>See <a name="W885W"></a><A HREF = "http://philosophy.nd.edu/people/all/profiles/van-inwagen-peter/" TARGET = "_top">Link</A> (Defunct); </li><li>the document is at <a name="W886W"></a><A HREF = "http://philosophy.nd.edu/people/all/profiles/van-inwagen-peter/documents/Resurrection.doc" TARGET = "_top">Link</A> (Defunct).</li></ul><BR><FONT COLOR = "0000FF"><HR></P><a name="ColourConventions"></a><p><b>Text Colour Conventions (see <A HREF="../../Notes/Notes_10/Notes_1025.htm">disclaimer</a>)</b></p><OL TYPE="1"><LI><FONT COLOR = "0000FF">Blue</FONT>: Text by me; &copy; Theo Todman, 2018</li></OL> <BR><HR><BR><CENTER> <TABLE class = "Bridge" WIDTH=950> <TR><TD WIDTH="30%">&copy; Theo Todman, June 2007 - August 2018.</TD> <TD WIDTH="40%">Please address any comments on this page to <A HREF="mailto:theo@theotodman.com">theo@theotodman.com</A>.</TD> <TD WIDTH="30%">File output: <time datetime="2018-08-02T08:35" pubdate>02/08/2018 08:35:27</time> <br><A HREF="../../Notes/Notes_10/Notes_1010.htm">Website Maintenance Dashboard</A></TD></TR> <TD WIDTH="30%"><A HREF="#Top">Return to Top of this Page</A></TD> <TD WIDTH="40%"><A HREF="../../Notes/Notes_11/Notes_1140.htm">Return to Theo Todman's Philosophy Page</A></TD> <TD WIDTH="30%"><A HREF="../../index.htm">Return to Theo Todman's Home Page</A></TD> </TR></TABLE></CENTER><HR> </BODY> </HTML>