Tag: philosophy

On Faith

This article points to five useful resources related to the concept of faith in Christianity. These resources defend the notion that faith and empiricism are complimentary rather than antagonistic. 1 – This Reddit Atheist Realizes that Atheists Engage in Faith

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Am I Cherry Picking or is This a Decent Definition of Faith?

I hear different definitions of faith from different places. Atheists criticize faith, Christians support faith, but other Christians reject blind faith. Finally, some Christians, see blind faith as the only sort of real faith. This article is my attempt to

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Biblical Inerrancy

This article covers some of my current and general thoughts on Biblical Inerrancy. Biblical Inerrancy is a belief about the Bible held by some, or maybe most, Christians. The exact belief varies by person and denomination, but the general idea

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LoUP Independently Validated

This article will discuss a philosophy article I just crossed and note that it independently verifies an old idea of mine. Philosophy, the “unknown knowns”, and the public use of reason is the name of an article I recently encountered from

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Caeconomics and Self-Ownership are Incompatible

This article will argue that caeconomics and the concept of self-ownership are incompatible. Self-ownership is a neat concept in ethics and philosophy. Increasingly it is being used in social, political and economic philosophical arguments as well. For example, one of

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Caeconomics and Transphilosophy

Is caeconomics science or philosophy? Both. The idea that anyone should choose between those fields is a problematic false dichotomy. Science and philosophy need each other. Without philosophy one cannot induct observed data into a theory, one cannot relatively reason

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Occam’s Razor: You’re Doing it Wrong

Occam’s (or Ockham’s) Razor has been called a heuristic device. Heuristic means a guide or suggestion. It appears in various forms including versions which are useless tautologies, supposedly useful rules of thumb, fallacious positivist philosophy and lastly it is occasionally

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Dembski on Miracles and Nature

I have written from time to time on the plausibility of miracles and what exactly should be considered a miracle. One such article was my relatively recent word study “Defining a Biblical Miracle.” I had recalled a great video by

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Foreknowledge or Science?

One common atheist claim is that science and the Bible are at odds with one another. I disagree completely. However, if the atheist refuses to allow that science and religion are in fact complimentary, as Albert Einstein claimed, what they

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J Warner Wallace Talk, “Cold Case Christianity” 4/09/13

J Warner Wallace gave his talk tonight. My wife reported on the talk live for The Houstonian, SHSU’s school paper. She used a cool bit of technology called CoveritLive which allowed her to take notes and post them live as

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