DEPARTMENT OF PHILOSOPHY
University of Toronto at Mississauga
PHL105Y: Introduction to Philosophy
Doxastic Postures concerning
the Existence of a Deity
—Theism: the belief that there is a deity.
(from the Greek theos, meaning ‘God’)
Monotheism: the belief that there is exactly one deity.
Polytheism: the belief that there are many deities.
Pantheism: the belief that God is identical with nature or the world as a whole.