Exhuming the No-Miracles Argument

Analysis 73 (2):205-211 (2013)
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Abstract

The No-Miracles Argument has a natural representation as a probabilistic argument. As such, it commits the base-rate fallacy. In this article, I argue that a recent attempt to show that there is still a serviceable version that avoids the base-rate fallacy fails, and with it all realistic hope of resuscitating the argument

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Colin Howson
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Realism and the aim of science.Karl R. Popper - 1983 - New York: Routledge. Edited by William Warren Bartley.
Mathematics and Reality.Mary Leng - 2010 - Oxford: Oxford University Press.

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