Argument from Boredom

Alvin Plantinga has an argument for God's existence called, "The Argument from Play and Enjoyment". Here's what Plantinga says: Fun, pleasure, humor, play, enjoyment. (Maybe not all to be thought of in the same way.) Playing: evolution: an adaptive means of preparing for adult life (so that engaging in this sort of thing as an …

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The superfluousness of reformed epistemology and other problems

Reformed epistemology emphasizes that a theist (or Christian in particular) can have epistemic justification for their belief in God, but the justification doesn't have to be by way of argument or external/independent evidence. I say "external evidence" because reformed epistemology is not fideism; it might be better to describe one as having "grounds" for their …

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What is the modal ontological argument for the existence of God

1. It is possible that God exists 2. If it is possible that God exists, then He exists in some possible world 3. If God exists in some possible world, then He exists in every possible world 4. If God exists in every possible world, then He exists in the actual world 5. If God …

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