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    Hume’s Philosophy of Religion.J. C. A. Gaskin - 1988 - Humanities Press.
  2. Hume on Religion.J. C. A. Gaskin - 2009 - In David Fate Norton & Jacqueline Anne Taylor (eds.), The Cambridge Companion to Hume. Cambridge University Press.
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    God, Hume and Natural Belief.J. C. A. Gaskin - 1974 - Philosophy 49 (189):281 - 294.
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    God, Hume and Natural Belief: J. C. A. Gaskin.J. C. A. Gaskin - 1974 - Philosophy 49 (189):281-294.
    Hume's doctrine of natural belief allows that certain beliefs are justifiably held by all men without regard to the quality of the evidence which may be produced in their favour. Examples are belief in an external world and belief in the veracity of our senses. According to R. J. Butler, Hume argues in the Dialogues that belief in God is of this sort. More recently John Hick has argued that for some people it is as natural to believe in God (...)
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    Hume's Critique of Religion.J. C. A. Gaskin - 1976 - Journal of the History of Philosophy 14 (3):301-311.
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    Hume. [REVIEW]J. C. A. Gaskin - 1976 - Philosophical Books 17 (2):62-63.
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    Hume's Attenuated Deism.J. C. A. Gaskin - 1983 - Archiv für Geschichte der Philosophie 65 (2):160-173.
  8. David Hume: Principal Writings on Religion Including Dialogues Concerning Natural Religion and, the Natural History of Religion.J. C. A. Gaskin (ed.) - 1998/2009 - Oxford University Press.
    David Hume is one of the most provocative philosophers to have written in English. His Dialogues ask if a belief in God can be inferred from what is known of the universe, or whether such a belief is even consistent with such knowledge. The Natural History of Religion investigates the origins of belief, and follows its development from polytheism to dogmatic monotheism. Together, these works constitute the most formidable attack upon religious belief ever mounted by a philosopher. This new edition (...)
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  9. Religion: The Useless Hypothesis.J. C. A. Gaskin - 2002 - In Peter Millican (ed.), Reading Hume on Human Understanding: Essays on the First Enquiry. Clarendon Press.
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    Contrary Miracles Concluded.J. C. A. Gaskin - 1985 - Hume Studies 1985 (Supplement):1 - 14.
    ONE OF HUME’S ARGUMENTS IN "OF MIRACLES" CONCLUDES (A) THAT MIRACLES IN DIFFERENT RELIGIONS ARE CONTRARY FACTS, AND (B) THAT ANY MIRACLE IN FAVOR OF ONE RELIGION IS EVIDENCE AGAINST ALL OTHERS. I ARGUE THAT WHILE (A) IS ABSURD, (B) IS APPLICABLE TO CHRISTIANITY IN VIRTUE OF ITS EXCLUSIVIST CLAIMS. IT WAS ACCEPTED BY THE EARLY FATHERS AND STILL HAS TO BE ASSUMED BY ALL BUT THE MOST DIFFIDENT CHRISTIANS.
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    Anthony Collins, "Determinism and Freewill: Anthony Collins' "A Philosophical Inquiry Concerning Human Liberty,"" Ed. J. O'Higgins. [REVIEW]J. C. A. Gaskin - 1979 - Journal of the History of Philosophy 17 (3):348.
  12. Beelzebub.J. C. A. Gaskin - 1967 - Hibbert Journal 66 (61):58.
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    Disclosures.J. C. A. Gaskin - 1973 - Religious Studies 9 (2):131 - 141.
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  14. Dialogues Concerning Natural Religion, and the Natural History of Religion.J. C. A. Gaskin (ed.) - 2008 - Oxford University Press.
    David Hume is the greatest and also one of the most provocative philosophers to have written in the English language. No philosopher is more important for his careful, critical, and deeply perceptive examination of the grounds for belief in divine powers and for his sceptical accounts of the causes and consequences of religious belief, expressed most powerfully in the Dialogues Concerning Natural Religion and The Natural History of Religion. The Dialogues ask if belief in God can be inferred from the (...)
     
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  15. David Hume and the Eighteenth-Century Interest in Miracles.J. C. A. Gaskin - 1964 - Hermathena 99:80 - 91.
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    David Hume: An Introduction to His Philosophical System. [REVIEW]J. C. A. Gaskin - 1994 - Philosophical Books 35 (1):34-35.
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    David Hume, Many-Sided Genius. [REVIEW]J. C. A. Gaskin - 1977 - Hume Studies 3 (2):103-106.
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    Disclosures: J. C. A. GASKIN.J. C. A. Gaskin - 1973 - Religious Studies 9 (2):131-141.
    Dr Ian Ramsey has made considerable use of the word ‘disclosure’ in what he has to say about religion and in his attempts to give an account of the meaning of religious language. He sometimes speaks of ‘discernment’ or ‘insight’ but ‘disclosure’ is the word he normally favours. In what follows I shall ask: what a disclosure is, to what extent Dr Ramsey's use of the notion leads to confusions, and what questions have to be faced in order to resolve (...)
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    God and Evil.J. C. A. Gaskin - 1977 - Philosophical Books 18 (1):41-41.
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    God and Skepticism.J. C. A. Gaskin - 1985 - Philosophical Books 26 (2):124-126.
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  21. General Works on Philosophy of Religion.J. C. A. Gaskin, John Hick, H. D. Lewis, John Mackie & Basil Mitchell - 1998 - In Brian Davies (ed.), Philosophy of Religion: A Guide to the Subject. Georgetown University Press.
     
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  22. Hume's Philosophy of Religion.J. C. A. Gaskin - 1980 - Mind 89 (353):134-136.
  23. Hume's Philosophy of Religion.J. C. A. Gaskin & Robin Attfield - 1980 - Philosophy 55 (212):267-270.
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  24. JONES, PETER Hume's Sentiments: Their Ciceronian and French Context. [REVIEW]J. C. A. Gaskin - 1984 - Philosophy 59:408.
  25. Leviathan.J. C. A. Gaskin (ed.) - 2008 - Oxford University Press.
    He that is to govern a whole nation, must read in himself, not this, or that particular man; but mankind. Leviathan is both a magnificent literary achievement and the greatest work of political philosophy in the English language. Permanently challenging, it has found new applications and new refutations in every generation. This new edition reproduces the first printed text, retaining the original punctuation but modernizing the spelling. It offers the most useful annotation available, an introduction that guides the reader through (...)
     
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  26. L. P. Gerson "God and Greek Philosophy".J. C. A. Gaskin - 1993 - International Journal of Philosophical Studies:365.
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  27. Miracles and the Religiously Significant Coincidence.J. C. A. Gaskin - 1975 - Ratio (Misc.) 17 (1):72 - 81.
    THERE ARE TWO CONCEPTS OF MIRACLE: AS (A) THE VIOLATION OF A NATURAL LAW, AND AS (B) A STRIKING COINCIDENCE WITHIN NATURAL LAW. DIFFICULTIES IN (A) HAVE BEEN WIDELY DISCUSSED, E.G., BY R SWINBURNE. THOSE IN (B) HAVE NOT. I ARGUE THAT IF DIFFICULTIES IN (A) FORCE A RETREAT TO (B), THEN A PLACE MUST BE FOUND FOR A GOD TO ACT TO PRODUCE (B). SEVERAL POSSIBILITIES ARE CONSIDERED; NONE ARE FOUND SATISFACTORY EXCEPT POSSIBLY THE GOD INFLUENCING UNNOTICED AN ANIMATE (...)
     
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  28. McGill Hume Studies.J. C. A. Gaskin - 1979
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  29. Malcolm, N.(Ed.)-The Correspondence of Thomas Hobbes.J. C. A. Gaskin - 1997 - Philosophical Books 38:44-45.
     
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    No Title Available: New Books. [REVIEW]J. C. A. Gaskin - 1984 - Philosophy 59 (229):408-409.
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    No Title Available: Religious Studies.J. C. A. Gaskin - 1984 - Religious Studies 20 (2):316-318.
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  32. Hume, Atheism and the 'Interested Obligation' of Morality.J. C. A. Gaskin - 1979 - In McGill Hume Studies.
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    Religion and Hume’s Legacy.J. C. A. Gaskin - 2001 - Hume Studies 27 (2):345-348.
    Collections of essays and conference papers are always liable to two defects. One is that the essays are not all of the same quality. The other is that the collection is ad hoc with no structural unity or organized purpose. The present collection—arising from the 1997 Claremont conference on the philosophy of religion—almost unavoidably exemplifies the first defect. I myself would pick out the contributions of Simon Blackburn, D. Z. Phillips R. W. Beardsmore, Jane McIntyre, Antony Flew, and Peter Jones (...)
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    R. M. Burns. The Great Debate on Miracles. Pp. 305. £17.50. [REVIEW]J. C. A. Gaskin - 1984 - Religious Studies 20 (2):316-318.
  35. Sharples, RW-Stoics, Epicureans and Sceptics.J. C. A. Gaskin - 1998 - Philosophical Books 39:240-240.
  36. Swinburne, R.-Is There a God?J. C. A. Gaskin - 1998 - Philosophical Books 39:278-279.
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    The Design Argument: Hume's Critique of Poor Reason.J. C. A. Gaskin - 1976 - Religious Studies 12 (3):331 - 345.
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    The Design Argument: Hume's Critique of Poor Reason: J. C. A. GASKIN.J. C. A. Gaskin - 1976 - Religious Studies 12 (3):331-345.
    In an article in Philosophy R. G. Swinburne set out to argue that none of Hume's formal objections to the design argument ‘have any validity against a carefully articulated version of the argument’ . This, he maintained, is largely because Hume's criticisms ‘are bad criticisms of the argument in any form’ . The ensuing controversy between Swinburne and Olding 1 has focused upon the acceptable/unacceptable aspects of the dualism presupposed in Swinburne's defence of the design argument; upon whether any simplification (...)
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    The Evidential Force of Religious Experience.J. C. A. Gaskin - 1991 - Philosophical Books 32 (2):127-128.
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  40. The Elements of Law Natural and Politic. Part I: Human Nature; Part Ii: De Corpore Politico: With Three Lives.J. C. A. Gaskin (ed.) - 2008 - Oxford University Press.
    Thomas Hobbes was the first great philosopher to write in English. His account of the human condition, first developed in The Elements of Law, which comprises Human Nature and De Corpore Politico, is a direct product of the intellectual and political strife of the seventeenth century. It is also a remarkably penetrating look at human nature, and a permanently relevant analysis of the fears and self-seeking that result in the war of `each against every man'. In The Elements of Law (...)
     
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  41. The Epicurean Philosophers.J. C. A. Gaskin (ed.) - 1995 - C.E. Tuttle.
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    The Intelligible Universe: A Cosmological Argument.J. C. A. Gaskin - 1982 - Philosophical Books 23 (4):245-246.
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    The Miracle of Theism.J. C. A. Gaskin - 1984 - Philosophical Books 25 (1):43-45.
  44. The Quest for Eternity: An Outline of the Philosophy of Religion.J. C. A. Gaskin - 1984 - Penguin Books.
  45. The Quest for Eternity.J. C. A. Gaskin - 1985 - Mind 94 (374):298-300.
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  46. The Traveler's Guide to Classical Philosophy.J. C. A. Gaskin - 2011 - Thames & Hudson.
    The idea of Hellenism : what the Greeks created -- The ideal of Homer and the ideas of the philosophers -- Cities and citizens : a gazetteer.
     
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    A Defence of Hume on Miracles - by Robert J. Fogelin. [REVIEW]J. C. A. Gaskin - 2007 - Philosophical Books 48 (2):166-168.
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    Hume's Sentiments: Their Ciceronian and French Context By Peter Jones Edinburgh University Press, 1982, 230 Pp., £17.50. [REVIEW]J. C. A. Gaskin - 1984 - Philosophy 59 (229):408-.