Atheist Critics of Philosophy of Religion

Atheist Critics of Philosophy of Religion July 24, 2014

There are some atheists (such as Boghossian and Coyne, among others) who criticize the philosophy of religion as undeserving of respect. They unwittingly contradict themselves by … doing philosophy of religion! (Hint: if you’re writing about how God is fictional, faith is an unreliable epistemology, etc., you’re doing philosophy of religion whether you know it or not.)

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