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Victor Reppert
Glendale Community College
  1. Eliminative Materialism, Cognitive Suicide, and Begging the Question.Victor Reppert - 1992 - Metaphilosophy 23 (4):378-92.
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    The Argument From Reason.Victor Reppert - 1999 - Philo 2 (1):33-45.
    In this paper I argue that the existence of human reason gives us good reason to suppose that God exists. If the world were as the materialist supposes it is, then we would not be able to reason to the conclusion that this is so. This contention is often challenged by the claim that mental and physical explanations can be given for the same event. But a close examination of the question of explanatory compatibility reveals that the sort of explanation (...)
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    Miracles and the Case for Theism.Victor Reppert - 1989 - International Journal for Philosophy of Religion 25 (1):35 - 51.
    THIS PAPER IS A DISCUSSION OF MACKIE’S HUMEAN ARGUMENT THAT MIRACLES CANNOT PLAY A ROLE IN A CASE FOR THEISM. I ARGUE THAT MACKIE IS MISTAKEN IN CONTENDING THAT MIRACLES CANNOT FORM PART OF A CASE FOR THEISM. IF THERE IS EVIDENCE THAT CERTAIN EVENTS DEVIATE FROM THE ORDINARY COURSE OF NATURE, AND IF AFFIRMING THE EXISTENCE OF GOD WOULD RENDER THAT EVIDENCE MORE COMPREHENSIBLE THAN OTHERWISE, THEN IT MUST BE ADMITTED THAT EVIDENCE THAT THESE EVENTS HAVE OCCURRED IS EVIDENCE (...)
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    CS Lewis's Dangerous Idea: In Defense of the Argument From Reason (IVP, 2003).Victor Reppert - 2003 - Philosophia Christi 5 (1):9-33.
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    Ramsey on Eliminativism and Self‐Refutation.Victor Reppert - 1991 - Inquiry: An Interdisciplinary Journal of Philosophy 34 (4):499-508.
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    Several Formulations of the Argument From Reason.Victor Reppert - 2003 - Philosophia Christi 5 (1):1-9.
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    Causal Closure, Mechanism, and Rational Inference.Victor E. Reppert - 2001 - Philosophia Christi 3 (2):473-83.
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    Extending the Debate on the Argument From Reason.Victor Reppert - 2018 - Philosophia Christi 20 (2):517-539.
    In our exchange in the book, C. S. Lewis’s Christian Apologetics: Pro and Con, edited by Gregory Bassham, David Kyle Johnson argued that four naturalistic views, property dualism, the identity theory, epiphenomenalism, and eliminative materialism, can all meet the challenge posed by a C. S. Lewis–style argument from reason. I maintain that his response fails to take into account what a consistent naturalism is committed to, and that his defenses of these positions fail to put those positions in the clear.
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    Reply to Parsons and Lippard on the Argument From Reason.Victor Reppert - 2000 - Philo 3 (1):76-89.
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    Soul, Body, and Survival: Essays on the Metaphysics of Human Persons. [REVIEW]Victor Reppert - 2004 - Faith and Philosophy 21 (3):393-399.
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    Some Supernatural Reasons Why My Critics Are Wrong: A Reply to Drange, Parsons, and Hasker.Victor Reppert - 2003 - Philosophia Christi 5 (1):77-92.