© 2013

Pragmatic Encroachment, Religious Belief, and Practice


Part of the Palgrave Frontiers in Philosophy of Religion book series (PFPR)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xi
  2. Aaron Rizzieri
    Pages 1-5
  3. Aaron Rizzieri
    Pages 60-79
  4. Back Matter
    Pages 160-167

About this book


Engaging several recent and important discussions in the mainstream epistemological literature surrounding 'pragmatic encroachment', the volume asks, amongst others, the question: Do the high stakes involved in accepting or rejecting belief in God raise the standards for knowledge that God exists?


epistemology god knowledge religious belief

Authors and affiliations

  1. 1.City University of New York — LaGuardiaUSA

About the authors

Aaron Rizzieri is Assistant Professor of Philosophy at the City University of New York-LaGuardia, USA. His articles have appeared in Philosophical Studies, the International Journal for the Philosophy of Religion, and the Journal of Bioethical Inquiry. He completed his doctoral studies at Arizona State University.

Bibliographic information

  • Book Title Pragmatic Encroachment, Religious Belief, and Practice
  • Authors A. Rizzieri
  • Series Title Palgrave Frontiers in Philosophy of Religion
  • DOI
  • Copyright Information Palgrave Macmillan, a division of Macmillan Publishers Limited 2013
  • Publisher Name Palgrave Macmillan, London
  • eBook Packages Palgrave Religion & Philosophy Collection Philosophy and Religion (R0)
  • Hardcover ISBN 978-1-137-00940-1
  • Softcover ISBN 978-1-349-43603-3
  • eBook ISBN 978-1-137-00941-8
  • Edition Number 1
  • Number of Pages XI, 167
  • Number of Illustrations 0 b/w illustrations, 0 illustrations in colour
  • Topics Philosophy of Religion
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