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Exhuming the no-miracles argument

Howson, Colin (2013) Exhuming the no-miracles argument. Analysis, 73 (2). pp. 205-211. ISSN 0003-2638

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Identification Number: 10.1093/analys/ant012


The No-Miracles Argument has a natural representation as a probabilistic argument. As such, it commits the base-rate fallacy. In this article, I argue that a recent attempt to show that there is still a serviceable version that avoids the base-rate fallacy fails, and with it all realistic hope of resuscitating the argument.

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Additional Information: © 2013 The Author © 2013 Oxford University Press
Divisions: Philosophy, Logic and Scientific Method
Subjects: B Philosophy. Psychology. Religion > B Philosophy (General)
Date Deposited: 21 May 2013 10:08
Last Modified: 20 Oct 2021 02:03

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