Propositional Revelation and the Deist Controversy: A Note

Roomet Jakapi



In this short paper, I address the question of how propositional revelation was understood by thinkers involved in the Deist controversy in Early Modern Britain and Ireland. I argue that, characteristically for the time, they relied on ideational theory of meaning and, accordingly, explained the content of propositional revelation in terms of subjective mental entities.

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Deism; revelation; meaning; John Locke; John Toland; Peter Browne; George Berkeley

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