The Distinction Between Validity and Soundness


Second essay on Presuppositionalism…

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This is my second essay on Presuppositional Apologetics (PA). If you’re interested, you can find the first here. In my first essay I gave a terse – or as BBG called it here – a pedantic history of Idealism and the ontological/cosmological arguments. He didn’t object to the history, but thought it was superfluous since the specific arguments are not applicable to his own – I disagree, I think they are related even if they are not identical. I will acknowledge, however, that I have not seen his specific arguments as they relate to Idealism, which led me to speculate and ultimately to describe a brief development of this school of thought. My presumption, insofar as assuming that Idealism is central to his philosophy, is the result of certain conclusions implicit therein; but also from his description of his philosophy as “a mixture of Cartesian dualism with a penchant…

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