LINK: “But Theists Do It Too: An Objection To Plantinga’s EAAN” by Jimmy Licon

Abstract: In this paper, I present an objection to Plantinga’s evolutionary argument against naturalism called the theistic parity reply. Since traditional theism holds there is a great deal about the thoughts/intentions of God that is unknown to his creations, it could be that God desires that his subjects lack doxastic reliability for some good, unknown to them. If such a scenario cannot be blocked by the theist, then she must admit the probability her cognitive faculties are reliable is inscrutable; thus she would be rationally required to relinquish all of her beliefs, including her theistic belief.

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LINK: Does Moralistic Religion Promote Human Sacrifice and Other Moralistic Violence?
How Theists Can Avoid God-of-the-Gaps Arguments and Still Argue for God
LINK: Would the World Be Better Off Without Religion? A Skeptic’s Guide to the Debate
LINK: The Problem of Animal Pain and Suffering
About Jeffery Jay Lowder

Jeffery Jay Lowder is President Emeritus of Internet Infidels, Inc., which he co-founded in 1995. He is also co-editor of the book, The Empty Tomb: Jesus Beyond the Grave.


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