A Note on Johnson’s ‘A Refutation of Skeptical Theism’

Sophia 54 (1):35-43 (2015)
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In a recent article, David Kyle Johnson has claimed to have provided a ‘refutation’ of skeptical theism. Johnson’s refutation raises several interesting issues. But in this note, I focus on only one—an implicit principle Johnson uses in his refutation to update probabilities after receiving new evidence. I argue that this principle is false. Consequently, Johnson’s refutation, as it currently stands, is undermined

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Timothy Perrine
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