Tag Archives: Richard Dawkins

Getting the arguments for God wrong

It’s pretty hard to find too many professional philosophers who mock the traditional arguments for the existence of God even when they disagree with them. I would suggest part of the reason for this is because they, very often, know … Continue reading

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In defense of Pigliucci

The title should read: In defense of Pigliucci with one major caveat! I’ll get to what it is later. It’s not uncommon to find people who take the view that ‘atheists’ (since I’m reading Boghossian currently I won’t even attempt … 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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‘A Manual for Creating Atheists’ Part 1

Obviously I am not writing a manual for creating atheists myself but I wish to write a few brief blogs responding to an American atheist called Peter Boghossian. No offense to Boghossian but I had not heard of him until … Continue reading

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