A Modest Proposal [Book Review]


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Elliott Sober
University of Wisconsin, Madison
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This paper is an essay review of John Earman's book,\nHume's Abject Failure--the Argument against Miracles\n(Oxford University Press, New York, 2000). Earman is very\ncritical of Hume's famous argument about miracles, I am\nmore sympathetic, though I grant that Earman makes many\ngood critical points. Earman's method of analysis is\nBayesian, as is mine
Keywords Analytic Philosophy  Contemporary Philosophy  Philosophy of Mind
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ISBN(s) 0031-8205
DOI 10.1111/j.1933-1592.2004.tb00361.x
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Experience and Prediction.William R. Dennes - 1939 - Philosophical Review 48 (5):536-538.
Fact, Fiction & Forecast.Nelson Goodman - 1954 - [London]University of London.

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Hume and the Independent Witnesses.Arif Ahmed - 2015 - Mind 124 (496):1013-1044.
Miracles.Timothy McGrew - 2011 - Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy.
Miracles.Michael Levine - 2008 - Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy.
Miracles, Historical Testimonies, and Probabilities.Aviezer Tucker - 2005 - History and Theory 44 (3):373–390.

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