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  1. David Robert, Pascal’s Wager as a Conditional Epistemic Argument for Belief in the Christian God.
    In response to the many-gods objection (MGO) to Pascal’s wager, George Schlesinger has argued that when the expected outcome of various courses of action carries the same utility (i.e. infinite), one has a prudential reason to choose the course of action which will most likely lead to that outcome. So, according to Schlesinger, if, in the end, one is more likely to receive eternal life (in paradise) by endeavoring to believe in the God of the theist than by striving to (...)
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  2. David Robert, Are You a Morally Consistent Non-Vegan?
    In this paper, I argue, with the help of a thought experiment, that some people may be acting in a morally inconsistent manner when they partake in the killing of other sentient animals purely for the pleasure of leading a non-vegan lifestyle, or when they encourage certain forms of animal farming which lead to premature animals deaths on the grounds that these farming practices allow countless conscious animals, who would not have otherwise existed, to experience a somewhat fulfilling life.
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  3. David Robert, An Argument for the Existence of a Personal First Cause in a Beginningless Universe.
    I argue in this paper that if the universe does not have a beginning, then it has a first event and this event was brought about by an uncaused and beginningless libertarian, non-physical mind.
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