"To be clear, some religious people evaluate their subjective experience as a piece of the evidential pie without taking this strong of a stance – but I want to address those who attempt to build atop the 'unshakable' ground of religious experience.  The epistemology illustrated creates a host of problems.  If taken seriously, it is... Continue Reading →


Tim Crane: Are False Beliefs Irrational?

Tim Crane, The Meaning of Belief: Religion from an Atheist's Point of View (Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press, 2017), 149-150. I will say that someone can have a reason for believing something even if this belief is, in fact, not true. Pre-Copernican astronomers had reasons to believe the sun orbited the earth, we can assume -... Continue Reading →

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