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An Open Letter to Peter Boghossian On “Doxastic Openness”

An Open Letter to Peter Boghossian On “Doxastic Openness”

Dr. Peter Boghossian Portland State University Dear Dr. Boghossian, In your Manual for Creating Atheists you say it’s really important for people to be willing to examine and revise their beliefs if therre are good reasons to reconsider. On page 51 you call that “doxastic openness.” [“Doxastic” is a technical term meaning “belief-related;” you’re talking about openness related to one’s beliefs.] Again on page 69 you name “a willingness to reconsider” as one attitude that predisposes persons to rationality. On…

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