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Aquinas and Atheism  

Brian Davies

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Nov 2013
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Dec 2013
This essay aims to explain what Aquinas does and does not mean when using the word ‘God’. It also tries to explain why Aquinas thinks it reasonable to conclude that God exists and how ... More

Atheism and the Meaningfulness of Life  

Kimberly A. Blessing

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Nov 2013
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Dec 2013
Both theists and atheists have attempted to show that their opponent’s orientation towards religion prevents them from living truly meaningful lives. But exclusivists on both sides are ... More

Humanism  

Stephen Law

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Nov 2013
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Dec 2013
This article introduces Humanism. It explains what those who organize under that heading mean by the term. It also addresses several common misunderstandings about what Humanism involves. ... More

Marxism  

Peter Thompson

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Nov 2013
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Dec 2013
This article discusses the relationship between Marx, Marxism, and atheism, outlining the ways in which the phrase ‘opium of the people’ is often misunderstood as an atheist statement. In ... More

The Problem of Evil  

Michael L. Peterson

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Nov 2013
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Oct 2013
The problem of evil is considered to be the most formidable objection to theism and a central element in the case for atheism. This essay surveys and evaluates the two key formulations of ... More

Skeptical Theism and The Problem of Evil  

Michael Bergmann

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Mar 2011
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Sep 2009
The most interesting thing about sceptical theism is its sceptical component. When sceptical theists use that component in responding to arguments from evil, they think it is reasonable for ... More

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