Response to Wunder: objective probability, non-contingent theism, and the EAAN

Religious Studies:1-5 (2018)

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Perry Hendricks
Purdue University
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This paper is a response to Tyler Wunder’s ‘The modality of theism and probabilistic natural theology: a tension in Alvin Plantinga's philosophy’ (this journal). In his article, Wunder argues that if the proponent of the Evolutionary Argument Against Naturalism (EAAN) holds theism to be non-contingent and frames the argument in terms of objective probability, that the EAAN is either unsound or theism is necessarily false. I argue that a modest revision of the EAAN renders Wunder’s objection irrelevant, and that this revision actually widens the scope of the argument.
Keywords EAAN  Objective probability  Non-contingent theism  Naturalism  Tyler Wunder
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DOI 10.1017/S0034412518000306
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Content and Natural Selection.Alvin Plantinga - 2011 - Philosophy and Phenomenological Research 83 (2):435-458.

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