T. J. Mawson
Oxford University
In this paper, I argue that atheists who think that the issue of God's existence or non-existence is an important one; assign a greater than negligible probability to God's existence; and are not in possession of a plausible argument for scepticism about the truth-directedness of uttering such prayers in their own cases, are under a prima facie epistemic obligation to pray to God that He stop them being atheists
Keywords God  Prayer  Atheism  Theism  Agnosticism  Divine hiddenness  Epistemic obligation
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DOI 10.1007/s11153-010-9227-8
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