Religious Studies 40 (3):365-366 (2004)

Abstract
In reply to Mawson, I accept that each and every religion includes the self-referential belief that it is true. I seek to show that this admission does not entail that the rest of the beliefs of religions track the truth or that they are not better explained through the religion-as-fiction hypothesis. If that hypothesis is well-grounded, it gives us good reason not to take arguments for religions' non-self-referential beliefs seriously. (Published Online August 11 2004).
Keywords No keywords specified (fix it)
Categories (categorize this paper)
DOI 10.1017/s0034412504007115
Options
Edit this record
Mark as duplicate
Export citation
Find it on Scholar
Request removal from index
Revision history

Download options

PhilArchive copy


Upload a copy of this paper     Check publisher's policy     Papers currently archived: 69,114
Through your library

References found in this work BETA

No references found.

Add more references

Citations of this work BETA

No citations found.

Add more citations

Similar books and articles

Analytics

Added to PP index
2009-01-28

Total views
21 ( #532,009 of 2,499,263 )

Recent downloads (6 months)
1 ( #418,195 of 2,499,263 )

How can I increase my downloads?

Downloads

My notes