What I Do Not Believe, and Other Essays

Volume 38 of the series Synthese Library pp 303-308

The Agnostic’s Dilemma

  • Norwood Russell Hanson

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An agnostic maintains himself in a state of perfect doubt concerning God’s existence, a position I regard as unsound. The agnostic achieves his equipoise of dubiety only by shifting his ground where logic requires him to stand fast.