Paul Draper

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Philosophy // Faculty
Religious Studies // SIS // Faculty

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  • Specialization

  • Philosophy of Religion, Philosophy of Science

  • Selected Publications

    Recent Papers

    • 2017: “Atheism and AgnosticismThe Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy, ed. Edward N. Zalta.
    • 2017: “God, Evil, and the Nature of Light,” in the Cambridge Companion to the Problem of Evil, ed. Chad Meister and Paul Moser (Cambridge University Press).
    • 2016: “Where Skeptical Theism Fails, Skeptical Atheism Prevails,” in Oxford Studies in Philosophy of Religion (Oxford University Press), Volume 7, pp. 63-80.
    • 2016: “Simplicity and Natural Theology,” in Reason and Faith: Themes from Richard Swinburne, ed. Michael Bergmann and Jeffrey E. Brower (Oxford University Press), pp. 48-63.
    • 2014: “Meet the New Skeptical Theism, Same as the Old Skeptical Theism,” in Skeptical Theism: New Essays, ed. Trent Dougherty and Justin McBrayer (Oxford University Press), pp. 164-177.
    • 2014:  “Confirmation Theory and the Core of CORNEA,” in Skeptical Theism: New Essays, ed. Trent Dougherty and Justin P. McBrayer (Oxford University Press), pp. 132-141.
    • 2013: “Diagnosing Bias in Philosophy of Religion” (with Ryan Nichols), The Monist 96.3, 422-448.
    • 2013: “The Limitations of Pure Skeptical Theism,” Res Philosophica 90, 97-111.

    Edited Books

    • 2017: Renewing Philosophy of Religion: Exploratory Essays, co-edited with J. L. Schellenberg, Oxford University Press.
    • 2010: A Companion to Philosophy of Religion, co-edited with Charles Taliaferro and Philip L. Quinn, Wiley-Blackwell, 2010.
    • 2008: God or Blind Nature? Philosophers Debate the Evidence, The Secular Web

    Work in Progress

         Current Controversies in Philosophy of Religion (edited), Routledge. Under contract.
         God and Evil: A Philosophical Inquiry.



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