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The Hiddenness Argument: Philosophy's New Challenge to Belief in God

J. L. Schellenberg


The hiddenness argument is an argument for atheism that has come to prominence in philosophy over the past two decades. This book offers a short and vigorous statement of the argument by its creator. It also offers an explanation of the associated issues designed for wide consumption that clearly distinguishes the hiddenness argument from the problem of evil and establishes its claim to attention in discussions of theism and atheism. Most chapters in the book present discussion on a single premise or conclusion of the argument, and the entire argument is not stated until close to the end. Pert ... More

Keywords: hiddenness, argument, philosophy, theism, atheism, evil, historical

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2015 Print ISBN-13: 9780198733089
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: August 2015 DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198733089.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

J. L. Schellenberg, author
Mount Saint Vincent University