Religious Studies 27 (2):189 - 197 (1991)

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Graham Oppy
Monash University
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In ‘Professor Mackie and the Kalam Cosmological Argument’ , 367–75), Professor William Lane Craig undertakes to demonstrate that J. L. Mackie's analysis of the kalam cosmological argument in The Miracle of Theism is ‘superficial’, and that Mackie ‘has failed to provide any compelling or even intuitively appealing objection against the argument’ . I disagree with Craig's judgement; for it seems to me that the considerations which Mackie advances do serve to refute the kalam cosmological argument. Consequently, the purpose of this paper is to reply to Craig's criticisms on Mackie's behalf
Keywords Mackie  Craig  Kalam Cosmological Argument  Theism  Arguments for the Existence of God
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DOI 10.1017/S0034412500020837
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