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  1. Paul Draper, Collins on Cannons and Cosmology (2008).
    In "A Cosmological Argument for a Self-Caused Universe ," one of us (Smith) argued that the universe explains its own existence because (i) its existence is entailed by (and so explained by) the existence of the infinitely many instantaneous universe states that compose it, and (ii) each of those states is caused by (and so explained by) infinitely many earlier universe states.[1] Moreover, (ii) is true even if the universe is finitely old because, given standard Big Bang cosmology (Friedmann cosmology), (...)
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  2. Charles Taliaferro & Paul Draper (eds.) (forthcoming). A Companion to Philosophy of Religion, 2nd Edition. Blackwell.
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  3. Paul Draper (2013). Probability in the Philosophy of Religion, Ed. Jake Chandler and Victoria S. Harrison. Faith and Philosophy 30 (4):470-476.
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  4. Paul Draper (2013). The Limitations of Pure Skeptical Theism. Res Philosophica 90 (1):97-111.
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  5. Paul Draper & Ryan Nichols (2013). Diagnosing Bias in Philosophy of Religion. The Monist 96 (3):420-446.
    Work in philosophy of religion exhibits at least four symptoms of poor health: it is too partisan, too polemical, too narrow in its focus, and too often evaluated using criteria that are theological or religious instead of philosophical. Our diagnosis is that, because of the emotional and psychosocial aspects of religion, many philosophers of religion suffer from cognitive biases and group influence. We support this diagnosis in two ways. First, we examine work in psychology on cognitive biases and their affective (...)
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  6. Paul Draper (2012). Darwin's Argument From Evil. In Yujin Nagasawa (ed.), Scientific Approaches to the Philosophy of Religion. Palgrave Macmillan. 49.
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  7. Paul Draper (2012). Faith Without God. Philo 14 (1):59-65.
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  8. Paul Draper (2012). The Blackwell Companion to Science and Christianity. John Wiley & Sons, Ltd.
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  9. Paul Draper (2011). Faith Without God: An Introduction to Schellenberg's Trilogy. Philo 14 (1):59-65.
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  10. Paul Draper & Charles Talliaferro (eds.) (2010). A Companion to Philosophy of Religion, 2nd Ed. Wiley-Blackwell.
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  11. Charles Taliaferro, Paul Draper & Philip L. Quinn (eds.) (2010). A Companion to Philosophy of Religion. Wiley-Blackwell.
    Engagingly written in a style that appeals both to the non-specialist and to the professional philosopher, this volume provides a broad survey of the issues in ...
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  12. Paul Draper (2009). David Hume. In Graham Robert Oppy & Nick Trakakis (eds.), The History of Western Philosophy of Religion. Oxford University Press. 3--249.
     
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  13. Paul Draper (2008). God or Blind Nature? Philosophers Debate the Evidence. Internet Infidels (Online Publisher).
    This book consists of four nonpartisan debates about the existence of God. Each debate examines distinct related areas of evidence for and against naturalism and theism. The topics of the first debate are the mind and the will, and the debaters are a naturalist, Andrew Melnyk, and two theists, Steward Goetz and Charles Taliaferro. Next, Paul Draper defends an evolutionary argument from evil against theism, while Alvin Plantinga argues that evolutionary naturalism is self-defeating. In the final two debates, Quentin Smith (...)
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  14. Paul Draper (2008). Review of Stewart Goetz, Charles Taliaferro, Naturalism. [REVIEW] Notre Dame Philosophical Reviews 2008 (11).
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  15. Paul Draper (2008). The Argument From Evil. In Paul Copan & Chad V. Meister (eds.), Philosophy of Religion: Classic and Contemporary Issues. Blackwell Pub..
     
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  16. Paul Draper (2008). The Problem of Evil. In Thomas P. Flint & Michael C. Rea (eds.), The Oxford Handbook of Philosophical Theology. Oxford University Press.
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  17. Margaret Atherton, Tom Beauchamp, Deborah Boyle, Emily Carson, Dorothy Coleman, Angela Coventry, Shelagh Crooks, Remy Debes, Georges Dicker & Paul Draper (2007). Hume Studies Referees, 2006-2007. Hume Studies 33 (2):385-387.
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  18. Paul Draper (2007). Wine and Philosophy: A Symposium on Thinking and Drinking. Wiley-Blackwell.
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  19. Paul Draper, Kai Draper & Joel Pust (2007). Probabilistic Arguments for Multiple Universes. Pacific Philosophical Quarterly 88 (3):288–307.
    In this paper, we discuss three probabilistic arguments for the existence of multiple universes. First, we provide an analysis of total evidence and use that analysis to defend Roger White's "this universe" objection to a standard fine-tuning argument for multiple universes. Second, we explain why Rodney Holder's recent cosmological argument for multiple universes is unconvincing. Third, we develop a "Cartesian argument" for multiple universes. While this argument is not open to the objections previously noted, we show that, given certain highly (...)
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  20. Paul Draper (2005). God, Science and Naturalism. In William J. Wainwright (ed.), The Oxford Handbook of Philosophy of Religion. Oxford University Press.
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  21. Paul Draper (2005). World Without Design: The Ontological Consequences of Naturalism, by Michael C. Rea. Disputatio.
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  22. Paul Draper (2004). Cosmic Fine-Tuning and Terrestrial Suffering: Parallel Problems for Naturalism and Theism. American Philosophical Quarterly 41 (4):311-321.
  23. Paul Draper (2004). James Beilby (Ed.), Naturalism Defeated? Essays on Plantinga's Evolutionary Argument Against Naturalism. International Journal for Philosophy of Religion 55 (1):65-68.
  24. Paul Draper (2004). More Pain and Pleasure: A Reply to Otte. In Peter van Inwagen (ed.), Christian Faith and the Problem of Evil. Eerdmans. 41--54.
  25. Paul Draper (2004). On the Nature of Naturalism. Philo 7 (2):146-155.
    In World Without Design, Michael Rea says that naturalists are disposed to take the methods of science, and those methods alone, as basic sources of evidence. Supernaturalists, he says, share with naturalists the disposition to trust the methods of science in the basic way---that is, in the absence of any epistemic reason to do so. But unlike naturalists, supernaturalists are also disposed to take religious experience as a basic source of evidence. I raise a number of objections to these characterizations (...)
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  26. Tom L. Beauchamp, Philip Bricker, Stephen Buckle, Michael J. Costa, Philip Cummins, Paul Draper, Daniel Flage, Beryl Logan, Peter Lopston & Alison McIntyre (2003). Hume Studies Referees, 2002-2003. Hume Studies 29 (2).
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  27. Paul Draper (2002). Irreducible Complexity and Darwinian Gradualism. Faith and Philosophy 19 (1):3-21.
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  28. Paul Draper (2002). Seeking but Not Believing: Confessions of a Practicing Agnostic. In Daniel Howard-Snyder & Paul K. Moser (eds.), Divine Hiddenness: New Essays. Cambridge University Press. 197--214.
     
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  29. Paul Draper (2001). Richard Swinburne, Providence and the Problem of Evil. Noûs 35 (3):456–474.
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  30. Paul Draper (1996). The Skeptical Theist. In Daniel Howard-Snyder (ed.), The Evidential Argument From Evil. Indiana University Press. 175--92.
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  31. Paul Draper (1995). Introduction. Topoi 14 (2):83-86.
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  32. Paul Draper (1992). God and Perceptual Evidence. International Journal for Philosophy of Religion 32 (3):149 - 165.
  33. Paul Draper (1992). Probabilistic Arguments From Evil. Religious Studies 28 (3):303 - 317.
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  34. Paul Draper (1991). Evil and the Proper Basicality of Belief in God. Faith and Philosophy 8 (2):135-147.
    Alvin Plantinga claims that certain beliefs entailing God's existence can be properly basic. He uses this claim to suggest two distinct replies to evidential arguments from evil against theism. In "Reason and Belief in God" he offers what he calls his "highroad" reply, and in a more recent article he suggests what I call his "modest" reply. First I show that Plantinga's highroad reply fails, because it relies on a faulty analysis of probability on total evidence. Then I reformulate his (...)
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  35. Paul Draper (1991). Hume's Reproduction Parody of the Design Argument. History of Philosophy Quarterly 8 (2):135 - 148.
  36. Paul Draper (1989). Pain and Pleasure: An Evidential Problem for Theists. Noûs 23 (3):331-350.