Modality, Logical Probability, and the Trinity: In Defence of a Weak Scepticism

2015.05.12 : View this Review Online | View Recent NDPR Reviews Vlastimil Vohánka, Modality, Logical Probability, and the Trinity: In Defence of a Weak Scepticism, Editiones Scholasticae, 2014,
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2015.05.12 : View this Review Online | View Recent NDPR Reviews Vlastimil Vohánka, Modality, Logical Probability, and the Trinity: In Defence of a Weak Scepticism, Editiones Scholasticae, 2014, 320pp., $135.00 (hbk), ISBN 9783868385496. Reviewed by Ludwig Jaskolla, Hochschule für Philosophie München A main area of dispute in contemporary epistemology of religion revolves around the criteria and conditions for the epistemic justification for religious beliefs. One important discussion concerns whether some form of evidentialism applies to religious beliefs, in the sense that such beliefs have a positive epistemic status only if conclusive or at least highly probable proof can be given for them. In this book the Czech philosopher Vlastimil Vohánka takes a stance in this dispute. His main argument comes down to the assertion: religious experience aside, it cannot be evident (in a sense of psychological necessity, which is defined in chapter II) that the Christian doctrine. . .

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