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Intellectual Humility: Owning Our Limitations
. . .the usual manner of presenting philosophical work puzzles me. Works of philosophy are written as though their authors believe them to be the absolutely final word on their subject. But it’s not,Expand
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Finding middle ground between intellectual arrogance and intellectual servility: Development and assessment of the limitations-owning intellectual humility scale
Abstract Recent scholarship in intellectual humility (IH) has attempted to provide deeper understanding of the virtue as personality trait and its impact on an individual's thoughts, beliefs, andExpand
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Propositional faith: what it is and what it is not
Super Bowl XLV. It’s Super Bowl Sunday, 2011. Pittsburgh’s down to Green Bay, 21–3; it’s near the end of the second quarter. I’m taking in the game at my favorite dive, working on some nachos and aExpand
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Introduction: The Hiddenness of God
Many people are perplexed, even troubled, by the fact that God (if such there be) has not made His existence sufficiently clear. This fact – the fact of divine hiddenness – is a source of existentialExpand
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Does Faith Entail Belief
Does faith that p entail belief that p? If faith that p is identical with belief that p, it does. But it isn’t. Even so, faith that p might be necessarily partly constituted by belief that p, or atExpand
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FOUNDATIONALISM AND ARBITRARINESS
:  Nonskeptical foundationalists say that there are basic beliefs. But, one might object, either there is a reason why basic beliefs are likely to be true or there is not. If there is, then they areExpand
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The Puzzle of Petitionary Prayer
Th e fact that our asking God to do something can make a diff erence to what he does underwrites the point of petitionary prayer. Here, however, a puzzle arises: Either doing what we ask is the bestExpand
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The Real Problem of No Best World
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God, evil, and suffering
they typically come together in our experience. For example, reflecting on an impressively powerful argument from evil, I may begin to suspect that there is no God after all; my doubt may turn toExpand
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Schellenberg on propositional faith
This paper assesses J. L. Schellenberg’s account of propositional faith and, in light of that assessment, sketches an alternative that avoids certain objections and coheres better with Schellenberg’sExpand
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