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  1. J. L. Mackie (1977). Ethics: Inventing Right and Wrong. Penguin.
    John Mackie's stimulating book is a complete and clear treatise on moral theory. His writings on normative ethics-the moral principles he recommends-offer a fresh approach on a much neglected subject, and the work as a whole is undoubtedly a major contribution to modern philosophy.The author deals first with the status of ethics, arguing that there are not objective values, that morality cannot be discovered but must be made. He examines next the content of ethics, seeing morality as a functional device, (...)
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    J. L. Mackie (1974). The Cement of the Universe. Oxford,Clarendon Press.
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  3. J. L. Mackie (1965). Causes and Conditions. American Philosophical Quarterly 2 (4):245 - 264.
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  4. J. L. Mackie (1955). Evil and Omnipotence. Mind 64 (254):200-212.
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    J. L. Mackie (1982). The Miracle of Theism: Arguments for and Against the Existence of God. Oxford University Press.
    The late John L. Mackie, formerly of University College, Oxford.
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  6. J. L. Mackie (1974). De What Re is de Re Modality? Journal of Philosophy 71 (16):551-561.
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  7. J. L. Mackie (1976). Problems From Locke. Clarendon Press.
    Annotation In this book Mr. Mackie selects for critical discussion six related topic which are prominent in John Locke's Essay concerning Human Understanding: ...
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    J. L. Mackie (1972). Truth, Probability and Paradox: Studies in Philosophical Logic. Oxford,Clarendon Press.
    Classic work by one of the most brilliant figures in post-war analytic philosophy.
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    J. L. Mackie (1980). The Cement of the Universe: A Study of Causation. Clarendon Press.
    Studies causation both as a concept and as it is 'in the objects.' Offers new accounts of the logic of singular causal statements, the form of causal regularities, the detection of causal relationships, the asymmetry of cause and effect, and necessary connection, and it relates causation to functional and statistical laws and to teleology.
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  10. J. L. Mackie (1978). Can There Be a Right-Based Moral Theory? Midwest Studies in Philosophy 3 (1):350-359.
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  11. J. L. Mackie (1976). Sidgwick's Pessimism. Philosophical Quarterly 26 (105):317-327.
  12. J. L. Mackie (1980). Hume's Moral Theory. Routledge & K. Paul.
    Hume's moral theory was the most important contribution to the sustained debate among the British Moralists of the 17th and 18th centuries.
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  13. J. L. Mackie (1978). The Law of the Jungle: Moral Alternatives and Principles of Evolution. Philosophy 53 (206):455 - 464.
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    J. L. Mackie (1976). Causality and Determinism. [REVIEW] Journal of Philosophy 73 (8):213-218.
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  15. J. L. Mackie (1964). Self-Refutation--A Formal Analysis. Philosophical Quarterly 14 (56):193-203.
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  16. J. L. Mackie (1969). The Relevance Criterion of Confirmation. British Journal for the Philosophy of Science 20 (1):27-40.
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    J. L. Mackie (1988). The Subjectivity of Values JL Mackie. In Geoffrey Sayre-McCord (ed.), Essays on Moral Realism. Cornell University Press
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  18. J. L. Mackie (1963). The Paradox of Confirmation. British Journal for the Philosophy of Science 13 (52):265-277.
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    J. L. Mackie (1980). Truth and Knowability. Analysis 40 (2):90 - 92.
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    J. L. Mackie (1977). Dispositions, Grounds, and Causes. Synthese 34 (4):361 - 369.
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    J. L. Mackie (1982). Morality and the Retributive Emotions. Criminal Justice Ethics 1 (1):3-10.
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    J. L. Mackie (1974). Locke'S Anticipation Of Kripke. Analysis 34 (June):177-180.
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    J. L. Mackie & J. J. C. Smart (1953). A Variant of the 'Heterological' Paradox. Analysis 13 (3):61 - 65.
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    J. L. Mackie (1981). Causal Priority and the Direction of Conditionality. Analysis 41 (2):84 - 86.
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    J. L. Mackie (1981). Propensity, Evidence, and Diagnosis. Behavioral and Brain Sciences 4 (3):345.
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    J. L. Mackie, Alvin Plantinga, Nicholas Wolterstorff, Anthony Kenny & Terence Penelhum (1985). The Miracle of Theism. Journal of Philosophy 82 (1):46-53.
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    J. L. Mackie & Abraham Kaplan (1966). The Conduct of Inquiry: Methodology for Behavioral Science. Philosophical Quarterly 16 (65):404.
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    J. L. Mackie (1972). Metaphysical Common Sense. British Journal for the Philosophy of Science 23 (3):247-252.
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    J. L. Mackie (1958). The Rules of Natural Deduction. Analysis 19 (2):27 - 35.
    This article is a clarification of different procedures in natural deduction: universal instantiation, Universal generalisation, Existential generalisation, And existential instantiation. The author discusses rules concerning universal generalisation from copi's "symbolic logic". (staff).
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    J. L. Mackie (1959). The Symbolising of Natural Deduction. Analysis 20 (2):25 - 37.
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    J. L. Mackie & J. J. C. Smart (1954). A Variant of the 'Heterological' Paradox: A Further Note. Analysis 14 (6):146 - 149.
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    J. L. Mackie (1966). The Direction of Causation. Philosophical Review 75 (4):441-466.
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    J. L. Mackie (1981). Five O'clock on the Sun. Analysis 41 (3):113 - 114.
    “BUT if I suppose that someone has a pain, then I am simply supposing that he has just the same as I have so often had.”—That gets us further. It is as if I were to say: “You surely know what ‘It is 5 o'clock here’ means; so you also know what ‘It's 5 o'clock on the sun’ means. It means simply that it is just the same time there as it is here when it 5 o'clock.”—The explanation by means (...)
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    J. L. Mackie (1980). The Transitivity of Counterfactuals and Causation. Analysis 40 (1):53 - 54.
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    J. L. Mackie (1977). Newcomb's Paradox and the Direction of Causation. Canadian Journal of Philosophy 7 (2):213 - 225.
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    J. L. Mackie (1985). Persons and Values. Clarendon Press.
    This collection of John Mackie's papers on personal identity and topics in moral and political philosophy, some of which have not previously been published, deal with such issues as: multiple personality; the transcendental "I"; responsibility and language; aesthetic judgements; Sidgwick's pessimism; act-utiliarianism; right-based moral theories; cooperation, competition, and moral philosophy; universalization; rights, utility, and external costs; norms and dilemmas; Parfit's population paradox; and the combination of partially-ordered preferences.
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    J. L. Mackie (1963). Are There Any Incorrigible Empirical Statements? Australasian Journal of Philosophy 41 (May):12-28.
  38. J. L. Mackie (1998). The Subjectivity of Values. In James Rachels (ed.), Ethical Theory 1: The Question of Objectivity. OUP Oxford
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    J. L. Mackie (1966). Miller's so-Called Paradox of Information. British Journal for the Philosophy of Science 17 (2):144-147.
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    J. L. Mackie (1963). Are There Any Incorrigible Empirical Statements? Australasian Journal of Philosophy 41 (1):12-28.
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    J. L. Mackie (1962). Theism and Utopia. Philosophy 37 (140):153 - 158.
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  42. J. L. Mackie (1967). Mill's Methods of Induction. In Paul Edwards (ed.), The Encyclopedia of Philosophy. New York, Macmillan 5--324.
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    J. L. Mackie (1979). Mind, Brain, and Causation. Midwest Studies in Philosophy 4 (1):19-29.
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    J. L. Mackie, [Handout 12].
    1. Causal knowledge is an indispensable element in science. Causal assertions are embedded in both the results and the procedures of scientific investigation. 2. It is therefore worthwhile to investigate the meaning of causal statements and the ways in which we can arrive at causal knowledge.
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    J. L. Mackie & W. Bednarowski (1976). The Riddle of Existence. Aristotelian Society Supplementary Volume 50 (1):247 - 289.
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    J. L. Mackie (1973). The Disutility of Act-Utilitarianism. Philosophical Quarterly 23 (93):289-300.
    The paradoxical view of warnock and hodgson that act-Utilitarianism must have disutility is criticised. Simple examples in game theory style show that it does not defeat the possibility of cooperation and that it allows an approximation to truth-Telling. Promising would indeed have only a limited role in an act-Utilitarian society, But that is because its normal function is to aid compromise between divergent purposes. Also, The efforts of a single act-Utilitarian in a non-Act-Utilitarian society need not frustrate themselves, If he (...)
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    J. L. Mackie (2008). A subjetividade dos valores. Critica.
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    J. L. Mackie (1955). Responsibility and Language. Australasian Journal of Philosophy 33 (3):143 – 159.
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    J. L. Mackie (1982). Rules and Reason. Law and Philosophy 1 (2):291 - 302.
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    J. L. Mackie (1978). The Law of the Jungle: Moral Alternatives and Principles of Evolution: J. L. Mackie. Philosophy 53 (206):455-464.
    When people speak of ‘the law of the jungle’, they usually mean unions restrained and ruthless competition, with everyone out solely for his own advantage. But the phrase was coined by Rudyard Kipling, in The Second Jungle Book , and he meant something very different. His law of the jungle is a law that wolves in a pack are supposed to obey. His poem says that ‘the strength of the Pack is the Wolf, and the strength of the Wolf is (...)
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