Logical Objections to Atheism

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In this chapter I proffer a success argument for classical logical consequence. I articulate in what sense that notion of consequence should be regarded as the privileged notion for metaphysical inquiry aimed at uncovering the fundamental nature of the world. Classical logic breeds necessitism. I use necessitism to produce problems for both ontological naturalism and atheism.
Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationA Companion to Atheism and Philosophy
EditorsGraham Oppy
PublisherJohn Wiley & Sons, Ltd.
Number of pages25
ISBN (Electronic)9781119119302
ISBN (Print)9781119119111
StatePublished - Apr 4 2019


  • Classical logic
  • Logical consequence
  • Logical pluralism
  • Necessitism
  • New coordination problem

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • General Arts and Humanities


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