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Thoughts on Faith and Induction

If the problem of induction tells us that we are not justified in establishing law-like relations in science, then upon what do we base our certainty that the sun will β€œrise” tomorrow, or that magnetic poles of opposite charge will … Continue reading

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Further consideration on “Tolstoy’s Choice”

Dear Philosophers, I’ve been thinking a lot about the “choice” presented by Tolstoy in My Confession. I am presently stuck with the position that there really is no answer that has especially strong justification. Here’s the puzzle for which I … Continue reading

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Using Philosophy of Science to Evaluate Claims in Philosophy of Religion

I offer this post as a tribute to my exceptionally well-spoken colleague at http://theologiansinc.wordpress.com/ Please excuse the “flat-earthed” numbskullery throughout the essay, but I think that you’ll find the treatment a bit more thorough than the last. πŸ™‚ Yours In … Continue reading

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Evaluating Alvin Plantinga’s Evolutionary Argument Against Naturalism

In Where the Conflict Really Lies: Science, Religion, and Naturalism, Alvin Plantinga has argued that despite the assertions of the atheist and naturalist communities, science is not at odds with theism at all; that it is, in fact, naturalism that … Continue reading

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Protected: Oh man…. this is hard

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Evaluating the skeptical theistic response to the problem of evil…

Ok, today’s post is a doozy! A lot of effort went in to it, so I hope you enjoy it. If you have anything to add, feel free to berate my cognitive abilities and slap me with a post. One … Continue reading

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God wants your vote, stupid.

Pointless Thought #1: I wonder how long I will be able maintain an accurate numerical sequence on this damn thing. Pointless Thought #2: Why is it the case that paper towel dispensers are found principally in the kitchen? Wouldn’t it … Continue reading

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