Boghossian lacks critics?

In a conversation published in July of 2012 with Stephan Molyneux, Peter Boghossian claimed:

“Very rarely, in fact I would even go beyond that, never, never has somebody said to me: “You’re argument is wrong and here’s why…” Not even one time.”

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I think it’s fair to say that is no longer true and here’s why:

Here is a list of reviews from various theists claiming Peter is wrong and giving reasons why.

Here are some others:

A Manual for Making more of a Mess by Mac Deaver

Peter often notes that theologians don’t tend to go to his lectures:

1e98e89455c2abe7fe97d74e9ec76f6d_viewBut it’s not like some of us have not responded. As far as I know, none of us have received any substantive replies from Peter to our criticisms of his work.

Should that ever change in the future I am quite happy to put a link below but, as of now, there’s no link to give you… only deathly silence…

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One Response to Boghossian lacks critics?

  1. labreuer says:

    It would seem that Boghossian merely does a fantastic job of insulating himself from criticism! From Randal Rauser’s Peter Boghossian’s Manual for Wasting Paper (Part 1):

    As some of you will know, I originally purchased Peter Boghossian’s book A Manual for Creating Atheists after Justin Brierley sent me a tentative invitation to debate with Boghossian on “Unbelievable”. When Boghossian then refused to appear on the program with me based on his insistence that I was not a scholar, I was left with a book I would never have purchased otherwise. So I determined that my twelve bucks would not be wasted. I would review the book for my blog.

    Snark aside, Randal is doing quite the job in tearing the book apart at the seams. I will probably buy the book at some point (despite Boghossian’s own advice), but from what I’ve seen, it’s just pure rhetoric that is not truth-directed in any way. I elaborate over on Randal’s blog.

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