Disproof Atheism Discussion: "Disproving God from the Parent-Child Analogy"

On June 17 (Tuesday), starting at 7:30p, The Disproof Atheism Society will present “Ideas for Disproving God from the Parent-Child Analogy.” The discussion will critically examine the parent-child analogy which theism often appeals to in defense of God, and will explore possible ways the analogy is a defeater for God by drawing on a variety of sources, including the Bible and: J. L. Schellenberg, “Divine Hiddenness Justifies Atheism” (2004), in Peterson & VanArragon (eds.), Contemporary Debates in Philosophy of Religion (2004), pp. 30-41. Reprinted in Martin & Monnier (eds.), The Improbability of God (2006), pp. 413-26 Trent Dougherty, “Reconsidering the Parent Analogy: Unfinished Business for Skeptical Theists,” International Journal for Philosophy of Religion 72 (2012): 17-25
http://link.springer.com/article/10.1007%2Fs11153-012-9359-0 The location will be Rm. 442 in the Boston University Photonics Center, 8 St. Mary’s St., Boston (a half block from the "BU Central" stop on the B Greenline train).

Join or login to comment.

  • teaearlgreyhot

    It was great meeting everyone! I'll definitely be coming back for more.

    June 18, 2014

Imagine having a community behind you

Get started Learn more
Rafaël

We just grab a coffee and speak French. Some people have been coming every week for months... it creates a kind of warmth to the group.

Rafaël, started French Conversation Group

Sign up

Meetup members, Log in

By clicking "Sign up" or "Sign up using Facebook", you confirm that you accept our Terms of Service & Privacy Policy