Hostility of the Universe to Life: Understated Evidence about Cosmic Fine-Tuning?
(Redated post originally dated 22 January 2013) I’ve blogged before about the fallacy of understated evidence. Here I want to explore further how it applies to fine-tuning arguments. Let us define the “general fact of cosmic ‘fine-tuning’” as follows. FT: some universe or other has the initial conditions, laws, and constants which make the existence … Hostility of the Universe to Life: Understated Evidence about Cosmic Fine-Tuning?
Initial Impressions on the Andrews-Schieber Debate: Part 4
In this post, I’m going to comment on Schieber’s’ first rebuttal. Schieber’s First Rebuttal In defense of his argument from divine lies, Schieber writes: As to my argument against Christian knowledge, Mr. Andrews replies that he knows God is essentially truthful – that it is impossible for God to lie because it logically contradicts his … Initial Impressions on the Andrews-Schieber Debate: Part 4