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RA011: Interview: Counter Apologist on God and Ethics

For this episode, Ben Watkins and Justin Schieber interview Counter Apologist on the moral argument. The moral argument is an argument about moral ontology and includes a premise which states, if God exists, objective moral values and duties do not … Continue reading

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RA010: Interview: Ozymandias Ramses II on Atheism and Lacktheism

  Youtuber Ozymandias Ramses II joins Justin Schieber and Ben Watkins to discuss competing contemporary definitions of atheism. Agnosticism and the burden of proof or justification are also discussed. The Ozymandias Ramses II Youtube channel: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCmthjMiFTIQnkGyZvfQKBdA

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RA009: Interview: Wes Morriston on Moral Freedom and The Moral Argument

For this episode of Real Atheology, Justin Schieber and Ben Watkins interview philosopher Wes Morriston. Dr. Morriston earned his PhD in philosophy from Northwestern University in 1972 and was a professor of philosophy at University of Colorado, Boulder from 1972-2014 when … Continue reading

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RA008: Interview: Evan Fales on The Problem of Evil

In this episode, Justin Schieber sits down with philosopher Evan Fales to talk about some of his work on the problem of evil as well as how he became interested in issues in philosophy of religion. Dr. Fales is professor emeritus … Continue reading

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RA007: Irreducibly Normative Truths?

Cory Markum joins Ben Watkins to discuss some questions about normativity. Many apologists put forward moral arguments for the existence of God which claim that atheism implies some form of moral nihilism. While both Ben and Cory do not find … Continue reading

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RA006: Interview: Josh Parikh on Resistant Non-Belief

Oxford philosophy student Josh Parikh joins Justin Schieber to discuss Josh’s rejection of a key premise in Schellenberg’s Hiddenness Argument (previously discussed in RA004). The premise, which states that there do in fact exist persons who are non-resistantly in a state of non-belief … Continue reading

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RA005: Debate: Schieber and Arndt on God and Suffering

If an all-powerful, all-knowing, and perfectly good God exists, how does one explain the existence, intensity, and distribution of moral and natural suffering in our world? In this episode, Justin Schieber and Christian theist Timothy Arndt square off for a … Continue reading

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