God-Talk and the Arbitrary

Toner, Patrick
March 2008
Journal of Ayn Rand Studies (Journal of Ayn Rand Studies Foundat;Spring2008, Vol. 9 Issue 2, p417
Academic Journal
The article presents the author's response on Adam Reed's claim that he misunderstands the Objectivist argument against God. This claim is demonstrably false as an extended thought experiment was used to show that the Objectivist case against God is insufficient. Reed's consideration of his formulation in introducing the experiment as important is not right as one may not need to think of oneself as a theist to perform the experiment. The thought experiment was used to show that there is no incoherence about God-talk and his paper is not an appeal to intuition.


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