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  1. On Jamesian ‘Passionally Caused Atheistic Belief’: A Reply to Cockayne and Warman.Alberto Oya - 2021 - Sophia 60 (2):481-485.
    Cockayne and Warman recently argued that William James’s argument as stated in his lecture ‘The Will to Believe’ can be reconstructed so as to justify a ‘passionately caused atheism.’ I will argue that this reading misses the important point of James’s argument, which is the attempt to show that our initial atheistic passional tendencies become untenable once we are aware of the beneficial consequences we might obtain from forming the belief that God exists.
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