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Faith, skepticism, and evidence : an essay in religious epistemology

Author: Stephen T Davis
Publisher: Lewisburg : Bucknell University Press, ©1978.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A careful study of two questions: What is the epistemological nature of religious faith? and Is it ever epistemologically justified to have religious faith? Provides a sound philosophical defense of  Read more...

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Davis, Stephen T., 1940-
Faith, skepticism, and evidence.
Lewisburg : Bucknell University Press, ©1978
(OCoLC)988111933
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Stephen T Davis
ISBN: 0838720390 9780838720394
OCLC Number: 3479080
Description: 233 pages ; 22 cm
Contents: pt. 1. Skepticism and evidence --
Evidence and rationality --
Knowledge and general skepticism --
A pragmatic reply ot skepticism --
The nature of religious faith --
pt. 2. James and the right to believe --
Intellectualism and 'the will to believe' --
The criteria of genuineness --
Criticism of James's doctrine --
Wishful thinking --
The religious hypothesis --
pt. 3. The justification of religious belief --
Cognitive meaning --
Private evidence and skepticism.
Responsibility: Stephen T. Davis.

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