Credulity and Experience of God

Philo 10 (2):114-124 (2007)
Abstract
In this paper I argue that Richard Swinburne fails to adequately support his Principle of Credulity in favor of the validity of alleged experiences of God. I then formulate an alternative, analogical argument for the validity of alleged experiences of God from the validity of sense-perceptual experiences, and defend it against objections of Gale and Fales. But then I argue against trying to establish the validity of alleged experiences of God by analogy
Keywords Philosophy and Religion
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ISBN(s) 1098-3570
DOI 10.5840/philo200710211
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