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Newcomb's Hidden Regress
Newcomb's problem supposedly involves your choosing one or else two boxes in circumstances in which a predictor has made a prediction of how many boxes you will choose. We argue that theExpand
Diversity in the Classroom
It is important to appreciate how the battle between multiculturalist and individualist theories of education ahs shaped the pedagogical advice that some institutions of higher learning now giveExpand
The Knower Paradox and Epistemic Closure
The Knower Paradox has had a brief but eventful history, and principles of epistemic closure (which say that a subject automatically knows any proposition she knows to be materially implied, or logically entailed, by a proposition she already knows) have been the subject of tremendous debate in epistemic logic and epistemology more generally. Expand
Our Errant Epistemic Aim
Often the first issue addressed by a theory of justified belief is the aim, goal, purpose, or objective of epistemic justification.' What, in short, is the point of epistemic justification? Or, toExpand
Skeptical Theism and God’s Commands
According to Michael Almeida and Graham Oppy, adherents of skeptical theism will find their sense of moral obligation undermined in a potentially ‘appalling’ way. Michael Bergmann and Michael ReaExpand
Divine hiddenness and the demographics of theism
According to the much-discussed argument from divine hiddenness, God's existence is disconfirmed by the fact that not everyone believes in God. The argument has provoked an impressive range ofExpand
Agnosticism, Skeptical Theism, and Moral Obligation
Skeptical theism combines theism with skepticism about our capacity to discern God's morally sufficient reasons for permitting evil. Proponents have claimed that skeptical theism defeats theExpand
Could our observations of apparently pointless evil ever justify the conclusion that God does not exist? Not according to Stephen Wykstra, who several years ago announced the “Condition of ReasonableExpand
Stop Asking Why There’s Anything
Why is there anything, rather than nothing at all? This question often serves as a debating tactic used by theists to attack naturalism. Many people apparently regard the question—couched in suchExpand