Heythrop Journal 62 (2):1-16 (2021)

Carlo Alvaro
New York City College of Technology (CUNY)
Explicit atheism is a philosophical position according to which belief in God is irrational, and thus it should be rejected. In this paper, I revisit, extend, and defend against the most telling counter arguments the Kalām Cosmological Argument in order to show that explicit atheism must be deemed as a positively irrational position.
Keywords Kalām  Atheism   God  Deism  Big Bang
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