Pragmatic Encroachment, Religious Belief and Practice (Palgrave Frontiers in Philosophy of Religion) (Hardcover)

By A. Rizzieri

Palgrave MacMillan, 9781137009401, 167pp.

Publication Date: October 16, 2013

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Description

Engaging several recent and important discussions in the mainstream epistemological literature surrounding 'pragmatic encroachment', the volume asks, amongst others, the question: Do the high stakes involved in accepting or rejecting belief in God raise the standards for knowledge that God exists?


About the Author

Aaron Rizzieri is Assistant Professor of Philosophy at the City University of New York-LaGuardia, USA. His articles have appeared in Philosophical Studies, the International Journal for the Philosophy of Religion, and the Journal of Bioethical Inquiry. He completed his doctoral studies at Arizona State University.