David Bourget (Western Ontario)
David Chalmers (ANU, NYU)
Rafael De Clercq
Jack Alan Reynolds
Learn more about PhilPapers
are properly basic for at least some believers in God; there are widely realized sets of conditions, I suggested, in which such propositions are indeed properly basic. And when I said that these beliefs are properly basic, I had in mind what Quinn calls the narrow conception of the basing relation. I was taking it that a person S accepts a belief A on the basis of a belief B only if (roughly) S believes both A and B and could correctly claim (on reflection) that B is part of his evidence for A. S's belief that there is an error in some argument against p will not typically be a belief on the basis of which he accepts p and will not be a part of his evidence for p.
|Keywords||No keywords specified (fix it)|
No categories specified
(categorize this paper)
Setup an account with your affiliations in order to access resources via your University's proxy server
Configure custom proxy (use this if your affiliation does not provide a proxy)
|Through your library||
References found in this work BETA
No references found.
Citations of this work BETA
No citations found.
Similar books and articles
C. Stephen Evans (1988). Kierkegaard and Plantinga on Belief in God. Faith and Philosophy 5 (1):25-39.
Alvin Plantinga (1986). The Foundations of Theism. Faith and Philosophy 3 (3):298-313.
Alvin Plantinga (1986). The Foundations of Theism: A Reply. Faith and Philosophy 3 (3):313-396.
Jeremy Randel Koons (2011). Plantinga on Properly Basic Belief in God: Lessons From the Epistemology of Perception. Philosophical Quarterly 61 (245):839-850.
Alvin Plantinga (1981). Is Belief in God Properly Basic? Noûs 15 (1):41-51.
Richard Grigg (1990). The Crucial Disanalogies Between Properly Basic Belief and Belief in God. Religious Studies 26 (3):389 - 401.
Hamid Vahid (2009). The Epistemology of Belief. Palgrave Macmillan.
Michael J. Shaffer (2004). A Defeater of the Claim That Belief in God’s Existence is Properly Basic. Philo 7 (1):57-70.
Philip L. Quinn (1985). In Search of the Foundations of Theism. Faith and Philosophy 2 (4):469-486.
Greg Janzen (2011). Is God's Belief Requirement Rational? Religious Studies 47 (4):465-478.
Alvin Plantinga (2001). Swinburne and Plantinga on Internal Rationality. Religious Studies 37 (3):357-358.
Alvin Plantinga (1986). On Taking Belief in God as Basic. In J. Runzo & Craig Ihara (eds.), Religious Experience, Religious Belief. University Press of America.
Richard Swinburne (2001). Swinburne and Plantinga on Internal Rationality. Religious Studies 37 (3):357-358.
Added to index2010-12-22
Total downloads119 ( #9,167 of 1,101,939 )
Recent downloads (6 months)16 ( #13,844 of 1,101,939 )
How can I increase my downloads?