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Reference: T. J. Mawson, (2010). Praying to stop being an atheist. International Journal for Philosophy of Religion, 67 (3), 173-186.

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Title: Praying to stop being an atheist

Abstract: 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 obligation to pray to God that He stop them being atheists.


Publication status:Published
Peer Review status:Peer reviewed
Version:Accepted Manuscript
Notes:Citation: Mawson, T. J. (2010). 'Praying to stop being an atheist', International Journal for Philosophy of Religion 67(3), 173-186.
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institutionUniversity of Oxford
oxfordCollegeSt Peter's College
 
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Publisher: Springer
Host: International Journal for Philosophy of Religion see more from them
Volume: 67
Issue: 3
Extent: 173-186
Issue Date: 2010-June
Copyright Date: 2010
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Doi: 10.1007/s11153-010-9227-8
Issn: 0020-7047
Eissn: 1572-8684
Urn: uuid:badb6568-6237-4b00-9b65-f92227dacce3
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Type: Article: post-print;
Language: en
Version: Accepted Manuscript
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