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‘A Manual for Creating Atheists’ Part 5.2: Foundationalism and Faith

I am roughly (according to my kindle) one quarter of the way though this book and it’s taken a long time in coming but Boghossian begins talking about which epistemological school of thought he wants his Street Epistemologists (SEs) to … Continue reading

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Boghossian goes nuclear!

“You should never start at a maybe.” Peter Boghossian The philosopher Stephen Law, in his book Believing Bullshit has called this principle “Going nuclear!” [1]  ‘Going nuclear’ is obviously an analogy for laying waste to the entire argument one is in. In … Continue reading

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‘A Manual for Creating Atheists’ Part 2: Street Epistemology

This follows on from Part 1. The title of chapter 1 is ‘Street Epistemology’ and it outlines the main aims of the book. Boghossian says his aim is to create a generation of ‘Street Epistemologists’ who have the tools to go … Continue reading

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An analysis of Richard Carrier’s ‘Why I am not a Christian’ (Parts 1 and 2)

PART 1 This book fails to deliver on its promise. While it most certainly does describe why Richard Carrier is not a Christian it fails to give any “conclusive reasons” for rejecting the Christian faith, let alone four of them! … Continue reading

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