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    Perception and Imagination in Descartes, Boyle and Hooke.J. J. Macintosh - 1983 - Canadian Journal of Philosophy 13 (3):327 - 352.
    Descartes, Boyle and Hooke shared, with many other seventeenth-century figures, the view that mechanical explanations were the only intellectually satisfactory ones. They also all accepted the view that we have incorporeal souls. This generated a problem for them when they wrote about perception. In this area, indeed, Descartes seems to be almost a reluctant Cartesian. When we read his scientific writings, the incorporeal soul is not stressed, and Descartes happily speaks of physical, or of corporeal, ideas in discussing sensation, memory (...)
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  2. Boyle on Atheism.J. J. MacIntosh (ed.) - 2005 - University of Toronto Press.
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    Fitch's factives.J. J. MacIntosh - 1984 - Analysis 44 (4):153.
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    Sceptical Ultimism, or Not so Sceptical Atheism?J. J. MacIntosh - 2011 - Philo 14 (1):66-76.
    In John Schellenberg’s important trilogy he offers us reasons, individually and cumulatively impressive, for adopting a sceptical attitude towards religious claims, both positive and negative. Part of Schellenberg’s argument consists in reminding us of the necessity of not overestimating our present state of intellectual development. In this paper, while allowing the force of the overestimation points, I consider the very real strength of the arguments he develops for atheism, and suggest that they outweigh his sceptical arguments in favour of non-commitment.Whenever (...)
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    Kant's Concept of Teleology.J. J. MacIntosh - 1973 - Philosophical Quarterly 23 (90):76-77.
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    Robert Boyle.Peter R. Anstey & J. J. Macintosh - 2014 - In Edward Zalta (ed.), The Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy (Fall 2010 Edition). Stanford University: Metaphysics Research Lab, CSLI. pp. 1-39.
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    Reincarnation and Relativized Identity1: J. J. MACINTOSH.J. J. MacIntosh - 1989 - Religious Studies 25 (2):153-165.
    There are five main claims that may be made about life after death: We are reincarnated in the self-same body we had in life. We are reincarnated in another body. We are revived, or continue to live in a disembodied form.
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    Robert Boyle's Epistemology: The Interaction Between Scientific and Religious Knowledge.J. J. MacIntosh - 1992 - International Studies in the Philosophy of Science 6 (2):91 – 121.
    Abstract Boyle distinguished clearly between the areas which we would call scientific and theological. However, he felt that they overlapped seamlessly, and that the truths we discovered (or which were revealed to us) in one of these areas would be relevant to us in the other. In this paper I outline and discuss Boyle's views on the limitations of human knowing, Boyle's arguments in favour of accepting the revelations of the Christian faith, and his views on the kind of epistomological (...)
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    Transcendental Arguments.A. Phillips Griffiths & J. J. MacIntosh - 1969 - Aristotelian Society Supplementary Volume 43 (1):165-193.
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    Theological Question-Begging.J. J. MacIntosh - 1991 - Dialogue 30 (4):531-.
    In the first section of this paper I offer a necessary condition for members of a particular class of arguments to be acceptable asproofs. In the second section, I point out that a plausible extension of this principle reveals that a number of additional arguments cannot function successfully as proofs. Finally, I note that a number of theological arguments, particularly cosmological and ontological arguments, are suspect in the light of this extended principle. Standardly in the ontological argument, criticism falls on (...)
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    Boyle and Locke on Observation, Testimony, Demonstration and Experience.J. J. Macintosh - 2005 - Croatian Journal of Philosophy 5 (2):275-288.
    In Warranted Christian Beliet Alvin Plantinga claims that “The Enlightenment looked askance at testimony and tradition; Locke saw them as a preeminent source of error.” Locke, Plantinga suggests, is the “fountainhead” of this stance. This is importantly wrong about Locke and Locke”s views, and an examination of the views of Locke’s much admired friend and slightly older contemporary, Robert Boyle, reveals that the claim is mistaken about him as well, reinforcing the view that Plantinga is in general mistaken about the (...)
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    A Problem About Identity.J. J. MacIntosh - 1974 - Dialogue 13 (3):455-474.
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    The Impossibility of Kantian Immortality.J. J. Macintosh - 1980 - Dialogue 19 (2):219-234.
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    An Extension of a Proof of Prior's or When Thinking Makes It So.J. J. MacIntosh - 1980 - Analysis 40 (2):86 - 89.
  15. Adverbially Qualified Truth Values.J. J. MacIntosh - 1991 - Pacific Philosophical Quarterly 72 (2):131-142.
     
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    Belief-In.J. J. MacIntosh - 1970 - Mind 79 (315):395-407.
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    La Philosophie Et Son Histoire. [REVIEW]J. J. MacIntosh - 1998 - Dialogue 37 (1):200-201.
    Philosophy’s relation to its history is unique in academia, inasmuch as we expect practising historians of philosophy to be also practising philosophers, though we do not expect art historians to be artists, nor specialists in the history of physics to be physicists. Indeed, experience shows that practitioners of a given subject are often over-enthusiastically whiggish when wearing their historical hats.
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    New Books. [REVIEW]J. J. Macintosh - 1967 - Mind 76 (301):148-149.
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  19. Peter Abelard, Ethical Writings: His Ethics or 'Know Yourself and His Dialogue Between a Philosopher, a Jew and a Christian. Trans. Paul Vincent Spade'. [REVIEW]J. J. MacIntosh - 1996 - Philosophy in Review 16 (1):1-3.
     
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    Robert Boyle ; The Philosophy of Robert Boyle. [REVIEW]J. J. Macintosh - 2005 - Dialogue 44 (1):167-169.
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  21. Symposium: Transcendental Arguments.A. Phillips Griffiths & J. J. Macintosh - 1969 - Proceedings of the Aristotelian Society, Supplementary Volumes 43:165-193.
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  22. CORCORAN, K.(Ed.)-Soul, Body, and Survival.J. J. Macintosh - 2003 - Philosophical Books 44 (3):278-279.
     
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  23. Knowledge and Belief.J. J. Macintosh - 1980 - Proceedings of the Aristotelian Society 80:169.
     
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  24. KEENE, G. B. - "Language and Reasoning". [REVIEW]J. J. Macintosh - 1967 - Mind 76:148.
     
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    The Arguments of Aquinas: A Philosophical View.J. J. Macintosh - 2017 - Routledge.
    The Arguments of Aquinas is intended for readers with philosophical interests, who may not be specialists in medieval philosophy. Some think that a medieval saint must be, as such, wrong, dated, and boring; others feel that a saint, any saint, must be right, relevant, and inspirational. Both groups are likely to misread Aquinas, if indeed they read him at all. The works of great philosophers are products of their times, but that does not lessen their value for us. We profit (...)
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    The Excellencies of Robert Boyle: The Excellency of Theology and the Excellency and Grounds of the Mechanical Hypothesis.J. J. MacIntosh (ed.) - 2008 - Broadview Press.
    Robert Boyle, one of the most important intellectuals of the seventeenth century, was a gifted experimenter, an exceptionally able philosopher, and a dedicated Christian. In Boyle's two Excellencies, The Excellency of Theology Compared with Natural Philosophy and About The Excellency and Grounds of the Mechanical Hypothesis, he explains and justifies his new philosophy of science while reconciling it with Christian theology. These pioneering works of early science and theology are now available in a modernized and accessible new edition. This Broadview (...)
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    New Books. [REVIEW]Bede Rundle, Roland Hall, Renford Bambrough, William Kneale, J. O. Urmson, Anthony Ralls, G. J. Warnock, Ted Honderich, J. J. MacIntosh & R. S. Downie - 1967 - Mind 76 (301):137-153.
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  28. Jeff Jordan, Ed., Gambling on God: Essays on Pascal's Wager.J. J. MacIntosh - 1995 - Philosophy in Review 15 (3):182-184.
     
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  29. St. Thomas on Angelic Time and Motion.J. J. MacIntosh - 1995 - The Thomist 59 (4):547-575.
     
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    Spinoza's Epistemological Views: J. J. MacIntosh.J. J. Macintosh - 1971 - Royal Institute of Philosophy Supplement 5:28-48.
    I propose, in this paper, to offer a simple, even perhaps a simplified, version of Spinoza's metaphysical views, and to show how these views sometimes affected his epistemological views. When they did affect his epistemological views the effect was always a bad one, since Spinoza's metaphysical system is quite unworkable. It is helpful, and sometimes even inspiring, but it is wrong. In the end, with the epistemology as with the metaphysics, nothing of substance will be salvageable, but Spinoza's new and (...)
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    Reincarnation, Closest Continuers, and the Three Card Trick: A Reply to Noonan and Daniels1: J. J. MACINTOSH.J. J. Macintosh - 1992 - Religious Studies 28 (2):235-251.
    In Religious Studies xxvi Harold W. Noonan and Charles B. Daniels severally take issue with my ‘Reincarnation and Relativized Identity’. Both make valuable points but both, I think, have somewhat missed the point of my original article. In that paper I singled out five different views on the possibility of life after death: that we are reincarnated in the self-same body we had in our pre-mortem state; that we are reincarnated in another — in a different — body; that we (...)
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  32. Catherine Wilson, The Invisible World: Early Modern Philosophy and the Invention of the Microscope Reviewed By.J. J. MacIntosh - 1997 - Philosophy in Review 17 (3):224-228.
     
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    Berkeley's Views on Time.J. J. Macintosh - 1978 - Canadian Journal of Philosophy 8 (sup1):153-163.
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    Appendix A: Dating.J. J. MacIntosh - 2005 - In Boyle on Atheism. University of Toronto Press. pp. 387-410.
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    3. Arguments for God's Existence.J. J. MacIntosh - 2005 - In Boyle on Atheism. University of Toronto Press. pp. 171-315.
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  36. Some Propositional Attitude Paradoxes.J. J. Macintosh - 1984 - Pacific Philosophical Quarterly 65 (1):21.
     
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  37. The Argument From the Need for Similar or 'Higher'Qualities: Cudworth, Locke and Clarke on God's Existence.J. J. MacIntosh - 1997 - Enlightenment and Dissent 16:29-59.
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    Robert Boyle.R. Anstey Peter & J. J. Macintosh - 2014 - Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy.
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    Aquinas and Ockham on Time, Predestination and the Unexpected Examination.J. J. MacIntosh - 1998 - Franciscan Studies 55 (1):181-220.
  40. Ian Hacking, The Social Construction of What? Reviewed By.J. J. MacIntosh - 2000 - Philosophy in Review 20 (3):183-186.
  41. Louis de la Forge, Treatise on the Human Mind (1664) Reviewed By.J. J. MacIntosh - 1999 - Philosophy in Review 19 (3):173-174.
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    Arguing About Gods - by Graham Oppy.J. J. Macintosh - 2008 - Philosophical Books 49 (3):285-287.
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    Reincarnation, Closest Continuers, and the Three Card Trick: A Reply to Noonan and Daniels.J. J. Macintosh - 1992 - Religious Studies 28 (2):235 - 251.
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    IX—Leibniz and Berkeley.J. J. MacIntosh - 1971 - Proceedings of the Aristotelian Society 71 (1):147-164.
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    Animals, Morality and Robert Boyle.J. J. MacIntosh - 1996 - Dialogue 35 (3):435-472.
    In early life, the philosopher, theologian and scientist Robert Boyle wrote extensively on moral matters. One of the extant early documents written in Boyle's hand deals with the morality of our treatment of non-human animals. In this piece Boyle offered a number of arguments for extending moral concern to non-human animals. Since the later Boyle routinely vivisected or otherwise killed animals in his scientific experiments, we are left with the biographical questions, did his views change, and if so, why? as (...)
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    Robert Boyle: A Free Enquiry Into the Vulgarly Received Notion of Nature Edward B. Davis and Michael Hunter, Editors Cambridge Texts in the History of Philosophy New York: Cambridge University Press, 1996, Xxxvi + 171 Pp., $54.95, $18.95 Paper. [REVIEW]J. J. MacIntosh - 1999 - Dialogue 38 (4):894-.
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    Hypatia of Alexandria. Maria Dzielska, F. Lyra.J. J. MacIntosh - 1996 - Isis 87 (3):534-535.
  48. Douglas M. Jesseph, Squaring the Circle: The War Between Hobbes and Wallis Reviewed By.J. J. MacIntosh - 2000 - Philosophy in Review 20 (5):357-358.
     
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    Is Pascal's Wager Self-Defeating?J. J. MacIntosh - 2000 - Sophia 39 (2):1-30.
  50. Howard Caygill, A Kant Dictionary Reviewed By. [REVIEW]J. J. MacIntosh - 1997 - Philosophy in Review 17 (1):10-12.
     
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