John Beaudoin (currently a visiting professor at Northern Illinois University) does interesting work in philosophy of religion. Below are his contributions to date:
I. Criticisms of the Skeptical Theist response to the evidential argument from evil:
- "Evil, the Human Cognitive Condition, and Natural Theology", Religious Studies 34:4 (1998):403-418.
-"Inscrutable Evil and Scepticism:, Heythrop Journal 41:3 (2000):297–302.
II. Criticisms of the cosmological argument and the doctrine of divine conservation:
-"The World's Continuance: Divine Conservation or Existential Inertia?", International Journal for Philosophy of Religion 61:2 (2007).
III. An argument against our ability to identify divine miracles, given the biblical hypothesis of demonic wonders:
-"The Devil's Lying Wonders", Sophia 46:2.
IV. Criticisms of the design argument:
"On Some Criticisms of Hume's Principle of Proportioning Cause to Effect", Philo 2:2 (Fall-Winter 1999)
Review of Draper and Schellenberg (eds.), <I>Renewing Philosophy of Religion: Exploratory Essays</I>
Adam Green reviews the book for NDPR.
0. Introduction 0.1 Mackie argues that the problem of evil proves that either no god exists, or at least that the god of Orthodox Judaism, ...
Notes on Swinburne’s “Why God Allows Evil” 1. The kinds of goods a theistic god would provide: deeper goods than just “thrills of pleasure ...
"...[O]ne can have a system of beliefs that is similar to those which Plantinga describes, involving massive misconceptions which are p...