Do Near-Death Experiences Provide a Rational Basis for Belief in Life after Death?

  title={Do Near-Death Experiences Provide a Rational Basis for Belief in Life after Death?},
  author={Andrew J. Dell’Olio},
In this paper I suggest that near-death experiences (NDEs) provide a rational basis for belief in life after death. My argument is a simple one and is modeled on the argument from religious experience for the existence of God. But unlike the proponents of the argument from religious experience, I stop short of claiming that NDEs prove the existence of life after death. Like the argument from religious experience, however, my argument turns on whether or not there is good reason to believe that… 
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