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Mutual epistemic dependence and the demographic divine hiddenness problem

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In his article ‘Divine hiddenness and the demographics of theism’ (Religious Studies, 42 (2006), 177–191) Stephen Maitzen develops a novel version of the atheistic argument from divine hiddenness according to which the lopsided distribution of theistic belief throughout the world's populations is much more to be expected given naturalism than given theism. I try to meet Maitzen's challenge by developing a theistic explanation for this lopsidedness. The explanation I offer appeals to various g...

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Published
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Peer reviewed

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10.1017/s0034412515000359

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
Humanities Division
Department:
Philosophy
Subgroup:
Theology and Religion; Continuing Education - EQ Central
Oxford college:
Wycliffe Hall
Role:
Author
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press Publisher's website
Journal:
Religious Studies Journal website
Volume:
52
Issue:
03
Pages:
375-394
Publication date:
2015-08-20
DOI:
EISSN:
1469-901X
ISSN:
0034-4125
Pubs id:
pubs:1011027
URN:
uri:41f0e000-2ab3-4bc7-860a-a7adebaa81f5
UUID:
uuid:41f0e000-2ab3-4bc7-860a-a7adebaa81f5
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pubs:1011027
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English
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