Naturalism, Science and the Supernatural

@article{Clarke2009NaturalismSA,
  title={Naturalism, Science and the Supernatural},
  author={S. Clarke},
  journal={Sophia},
  year={2009},
  volume={48},
  pages={127-142}
}
There is overwhelming agreement amongst naturalists that a naturalistic ontology should not allow for the possibility of supernatural entities. I argue, against this prevailing consensus, that naturalists have no proper basis to oppose the existence of supernatural entities. Naturalism is characterized, following Leiter and Rea, as a position which involves a primary commitment to scientific methodology and it is argued that any naturalistic ontological commitments must be compatible with this… Expand
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