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‘A Manual for Creating Atheists’ Part 3.5: Knowledge claims

Between my last Boghossian post and this one it appears Peter might have seen my blog and some of my series so far. I was hopeful this might lead to a minor exchange (after all I’m yet to have ‘Street … 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 3.1: Faith

This follows from Part 2. The title of Chapter 2 is ‘Faith’. Boghossian makes it clear that he wants to “clear up” some terminology in this chapter and the three words he wishes to turn his attention to are ‘faith’, ‘atheist’, … 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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Why moral duties don’t exist!

Many of you will already know the Christian theologian and philosopher Matthew Flannagan so I won’t spend time introducing him here. If you want more on him go to his blog: http://www.mandm.org.nz/about Matthew is one of my favourite Christian writers … Continue reading

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