Category: Epistemology

A Nearby Worlds Objection to Reformed Epistemology

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This paper will analyze Plantinga’s reformed epistemology, explain the idea of a safety-like intuition which reformed epistemology does not satisfy, suggest that this safety-like intuition is necessary for confident theistic belief, and propose that a safety-like intuition can only be appropriately satisfied by inferential justification. Therefore, Plantinga’s reformed epistemology, even if it successfully establishes theism Read More …

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How I Benefitted From Doubting My Faith

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Pretending to never doubt one’s faith and telling others that they should never doubt either is dangerous. Thinking that we have no reason to doubt our beliefs assumes that we somehow have all the answers that don’t need to be refined within the crucible of skepticism. And telling others that they should never doubt their Read More …

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Guest Post: Are Theistic Arguments Guilty of “God of the Gaps” Reasoning?

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Arguing for God’s existence may often result in accusations of reasoning from the gaps. The objector will often accuse the theist of essentially claiming, “we don’t know, therefore God.” This tends to be one of the most common dismissive objections that some atheists use online. This isn’t the strongest formulation of the objection, but it Read More …

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Logic vs Theism: Logic’s reliance on the existence of God

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You are a logical person, you are a free-thinker, you don’t believe in silly children’s stories; therefore, you do not believe in God. At least, that’s what most skeptics would tell you. After all, how can a logical person believe in something that cannot be confirmed with empirical (observable) evidence? The accusation is that believing Read More …

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