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As the OP notes from within a naturalist perspective one cannot define the supernatural because naturalism does not believe it exists. As C. S. Lewis puts it (page 15): Before the Naturalist and the Supernaturalist can begin to discuss their difference of opinion, they must surely have an agreed definition both of Nature and of Supernature. But ...


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The question asked and the one described are different. You asked if it is possible to define "the supernatural." The answer to that question is, yes. It has been done in many dictionaries, and the word very simply is used to cover all things which have no cause in nature or causality. Within the description you changed the question with the caveat that the ...


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Formal logic is logic as concerned with the pattern of valid inference which makes any proof a proof regardless of subject matter. For example, the subject of formal logic of the first operation of the mind (i.e. simple apprehension) is the term (i.e. "A sign out of which a simple proposition is constructed"), but formal logic does not investigate the ...


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The OP notes: I'm just asking about the terminology for 'empty world', not whether anyone agrees that God exists or if He is in his heaven (a note in a handout I got in second year classes) An empty world may be viewed as an impossible world. Here is Wikipedia's description: In philosophical logic, the concept of an impossible world (sometimes non-...


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In theology, the theistic branch of philosophy, the term is called divine revelation. I'm not theologi, so I can't defend the utility. One can also call a sudden insight a product of intuition


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