Slicing Up the Metaphysical Pie

16 types of gods

One basic question in metaphysics is this: How many gods exist? Atheism can be defined as the view that there are 0 gods. Monotheism is the view that there is just 1 god. Polytheism is the view that there are 2 or more gods. Thus all of the various answers to the metaphysical question above are included in these three categories. The term polytheism, however, is a very broad category that includes many different and conflicting answers to the question above. Manichaeism - the … [Read more...]


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