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Oxford University
Faculty of Philosophy
DPhil, 1990

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*Originator of the hiddenness argument for atheism. *Recent work on the implications of (what I call) temporal contextualization: recognizing that we exist at a very early stage, scientifically speaking, in the development of intelligence on our planet, with the epistemic possibility of a billion years or more of future development (whether by our species or others) lying ahead of us. *Most developed recent work on the implications of temporal contextualization for human thought about religion, which must now consider what *early stage religion should look like. Will it emphasize the attitude of belief? No. Will it be focused on detailed clai…

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