Philosophia Christi

Volume 13, Issue 2, 2011

God and Abstract Objects

Paul Gould
Pages 255-274

The Problem of God and Abstract Objects
A Prolegomenon

How does God relate to abstract objects, if there be any? Any adequate solution to this question quickly leads to deep waters philosophical and theological. In this essay, I attempt to bring clarity to the debate related to the problem of God and abstract objects by first explicating as precisely as possible the problem and then by imposing some order into the debate by classifying various contemporary answers to the problem.