The Quantum Thomist

Musings about quantum physics, classical philosophy, and the connection between the two.

Is God a failed Hypothesis? Part 10: The unreliable God

Last modified on Tue Feb 9 22:46:12 2021


I give an overview of the sixth chapter of Victor Stenger's book God: The failed hypothesis, and his discussion of whether the Biblical text is reliable and coherent.

Is God a failed Hypothesis? Part 9: The inefficient God

Last modified on Fri Feb 5 16:48:29 2021


I look at the fifth chapter of Victor Stenger's book God: The failed hypothesis, and his discussion of whether God was wasteful in constructing the universe.

Is God a failed Hypothesis? Part 8: Fine Tuning

Last modified on Sun Jan 31 22:59:39 2021


I look at the fifth chapter of Victor Stenger's book God: The failed hypothesis, and his discussion of the fine tuning arguments

Is God a failed Hypothesis? Part 7: Laws, origins and miracles

Last modified on Sun Dec 20 21:46:42 2020


I look at the fourth chapter of Victor Stenger's book God: The failed hypothesis, and his discussion of the laws of physics and the origin of the universe.

Wigner's Acquaintances

Last modified on Mon Nov 2 11:58:10 2020


I have a look at a couple of new arguments about the interpretation of quantum physics based on the Wigner's friend argument.

Is God a failed Hypothesis? Part 6: Psychics, prayer and the soul

Last modified on Sun Nov 22 22:38:42 2020


I look at the second chapter of Victor Stenger's book God: The failed hypothesis, and in particular his discussion of the reality of the soul, and whether it can be tested scientifically. He also discusses the efficacy of prayer and various other ideas such as immortality and vital forces.

Is God a failed Hypothesis? Part 5: Design Arguments

Last modified on Tue Sep 22 22:32:23 2020


I look at the second chapter of Victor Stenger's book God: The failed hypothesis, and in particular his discussion of design arguments for God.

Is God a failed Hypothesis? Part 4: Philosophical Objections

Last modified on Thu Sep 3 20:16:56 2020


I look at the first chapter of Victor Stenger's book God: The failed hypothesis, and in particular at various philosophical arguments which have been raised against God.

Intellectual conservatism interview.

Last modified on Sun Aug 9 16:54:57 2020


I was recently interviewed by Suan Sonna of intellectual conservatism.

Is God a failed Hypothesis? Part 3: Models

Last modified on Sun Aug 9 16:55:25 2020


I look at the first chapter of Victor Stenger's book God: The failed hypothesis.

Is God a failed Hypothesis? Part 2: Setting the Scene

Last modified on Tue Jul 21 11:15:10 2020


I look at the preface of Victor Stenger's book God: The failed hypothesis. In this chapter, Professor Stenger outlines his method and defines what he means by God and Science. He claims that the only evidence for God could be in the gaps of scientific knowledge.

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