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William Lane Craig Criticism
« on: July 08, 2019, 04:53:14 am »
Hi, I want to know your respond on criticism and challenges on William Lane Craig debates and Arguments from rational wiki.
Here's the Web: https://rationalwiki.org/wiki/William_Lane_Craig

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Fred

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Re: William Lane Craig Criticism
« Reply #1 on: May 02, 2020, 10:05:27 pm »
I held off responding until I finished reading the article.  It's pretty long, so it took me 10 months.

IMO, the article is too polemical.  There are a lot of accurate criticisms, but there are also a lot of ad hominems.
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Re: William Lane Craig Criticism
« Reply #2 on: July 12, 2020, 02:46:11 pm »
Hi, I want to know your respond on criticism and challenges on William Lane Craig debates and Arguments from rational wiki.
Here's the Web: https://rationalwiki.org/wiki/William_Lane_Craig

I fault WLC for knowing better than offering the arguments he does and for committing fallacies he knows are not. For instance, in his debate with John Shook, he eventually appeals to negative consequences: "If there are no moral duties and obligations, then we're just animals."

He ought to have known better in similar arguments given in debate with Shelly Kagan, who was expectedly brilliant.

In any case, his arguments are usually given fairly well though his version of the Kalam isn't valid.

That's my 0.02 USD.