Paul Draper’s moral argument for the existence of God

Paul Draper is an atheist philosopher. But despite the fact that he's an atheist, he still thinks there is some evidence for God. In particular, he has come up with a moral argument for God's existence (i.e. an inductive argument). The argument runs as follows: 1. There are moral agents in the world, i.e., us. By …

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Should theists grant that there is some evidence for God’s non-existence?

The short answer is, yes, theists (and Christians) should grant that there is some evidence against God's existence. To clarify, this does not mean that theists think this evidence is very good, nor that it is sufficient to warrant belief in God's non-existence. One reason a theist should be motivated to accept that there is …

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Why it’s incorrect, even for atheists, to say that there’s no evidence for God’s existence

There are many claims that turn out to be false, but that does not mean there wasn't some evidence for the claim in question. So, even if one thinks that God does not exist, that doesn't mean that there isn't any evidence for God's existence. Therefore, I think there is a subtle shift from some …

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Edward Feser claims he has demonstrated God’s existence with certainty

In his new book dealing with arguments for God's existence, Edward Feser claims that his arguments demonstrate that God exists with certainty. One can interpret this in two ways. The first interpretation isn't saying anything substantial, and the second interpretation is extremely implausible. The first interpretation says something like, "My arguments are deductive arguments for God's existence. …

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Edward Feser’s bad objections to the Hiddenness argument

Edward Feser recently came out with a new book on arguments for God's existence. In the book, he has a brief section where he responds to the argument from divine hiddenness. But, Feser objections seemed to be based on total misunderstandings at worst, or they are weak objections at best. The former is ironic because …

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