Document Type : Original Article


1 PhD student Department of Philosophy, Central Tehran Branch, Islamic Azad University, Tehran, Iran

2 Assistant Professor Department of Philosophy, Central Tehran Branch, Islamic Azad University, Tehran, Iran

3 Professor Department of Philosophy, Central Tehran Branch, Islamic Azad University, Tehran, Iran



The question of the beginning and end of existence is one of the fundamental issues that philosophers have addressed with different approaches such as evidentialism. Antony Flew is one of the philosophers of evidentialism who, during the two periods of his scientific life, based on evidence, sought the analysis of theism and first turned to atheism and then to deism. Of course, changing his belief in God does not mean completely changing all the beliefs of his atheistic times. What is his view in the age of atheism and deism and the analysis of what Flew has actually preserved from his atheistic thought and what he has changed,, and to what extent his reasons are compatible with its results and what weaknesses are there in his theistic thought, are the subjects of this article. As a result of this analysis, it will be clear that Flew still stands on many of the positions of his time of atheism. His thought has weaknesses, and Flew has contradictions about his reasons and conclusions.


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