Hume's Abject Failure: The Argument Against Miracles by John Earman

Hume's Abject Failure: The Argument Against Miracles

byJohn Earman

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This vital study offers a new interpretation of Hume's famous "Of Miracles," which notoriously argues against the possibility of miracles. By situating Hume's popular argument in the context of the eighteenth-century debate on miracles, Earman shows Hume's argument to be largely unoriginal and chiefly without merit where it is original. Yet Earman constructively conceives how progress can be made on the issues that Hume's essay so provocatively posed about the ability of eyewitness testimony to establish the credibility of marvelous and miraculous events.

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Title:Hume's Abject Failure: The Argument Against MiraclesFormat:Kobo ebookPublished:November 23, 2000Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0199880859

ISBN - 13:9780199880850

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