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David Bruce (born 1954) — Agnostism: A Good Option?

I. William Kingdon Clifford (1845-1879) and T. H. Huxley (1825-1895): Agnosticism — The Only Legitimate Response Two people who believed that it is both illogical and immoral to believe in God are William Kingdon Clifford (1845-1879) and Thomas Henry Huxley … Continue reading

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NOTES on William James (1842-1910): Mysticism

Many people believe that a study of philosophy will make you lose your faith in God. This may happen, but it will not necessarily happen. Philosophers critically examine issues of human life and thought. Therefore, to philosophically examine religion, there … Continue reading

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NOTES on Baron d’Holbach (1723-1789): A Determinist and William James (1842-1910): A Defender of Free Will

Baron d’Holbach: A Determinist Baron d’Holbach is a Naturalist. As such, he is a complete Naturalist and propagated the Naturalistic outlook in several books, including the System of Nature. Like many others, he was impressed with the discoveries of Isaac … Continue reading

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