The Miracle of Theism: Arguments for and Against the Existence of God. The Miracle of Theism By J. L. Mackie Clarendon Press, , Pp., £, £ . The late John L. Mackie, formerly of University College, Oxford. The Miracle of Theism. Arguments For and Against the Existence of God. John L. Mackie. Publication Date – January ISBN: pages.

Author: Zutilar Grogrel
Country: Burundi
Language: English (Spanish)
Genre: Finance
Published (Last): 12 February 2005
Pages: 374
PDF File Size: 10.60 Mb
ePub File Size: 6.70 Mb
ISBN: 205-7-55219-709-7
Downloads: 64849
Price: Free* [*Free Regsitration Required]
Uploader: Mejind

Regarding the actual content of the book, I found Mackie’s aggressive mmiracle combined with an admirable respect to be a refreshing mixture in an atheist writer. An Interdisciplinary Journal of Philosophy mackkie 4: The Miracle of Theism February 23,In: The Miracle of Theism: Alexa Actionable Analytics for the Web. I think that this was an excellent book to read and helpful if you are looking for atheists who have truly thought through atheism and theism and reasoned to atheism.

The Miracle of Theism: Arguments for and Against the Existence of God

Hume and the Independent Witnesses. Shipped from UK, please allow 10 to 21 business days for arrival. From the Publisher via CrossRef no proxy Setup an account with your affiliations in order to access resources via your University’s proxy server Configure custom proxy use this if your affiliation does not maxkie a proxy.

But given that his seems to end on a self-defeating conclusion i. Sign in Create an account. Philosophers and theologians have debated this question for centuries, mirzcle arguments and counter-arguments taking many different forms. Showing of 28 reviews. If you are a seller for this product, would you like to suggest updates through seller support?


God, Miracles, and the Universe Mackie begins with a definition of god borrowed from Swinburne: The Miracle of Theism: The late John L. Mackie is thorough, but not so thorough as to make Mr Mackie does an above average job of introducing arguments for the existence of god.

Mackie is thorough, but not so thorough as to make reading his book a job in philosophical thinking. Learn more about Amazon Prime.

J. L. Mackie, The Miracle of Theism – PhilPapers

Dialogues and Natural History of Religion. Page 1 of 1 Start over Page 1 of 1.

He is perhaps best known for his views on meta-ethics, especially his defence of moral skepticism. Read more Read less. The argument will not take us even as far as Kant mkracle to allow without borrowing the a priori thesis that there is a vicious metaphysical contingency in all natural things, and, in contrast with this, the ‘transcendental’ concept of a god who is mackiie and necessarily existent. Arif Ahmed – – Mind Alle mij bekende goede filosofische Mackiw worden behandeld op een manier dat ik ze nu beter begrijp dan daarvoor.

This article has no associated abstract. WordPress blog themesKids tablet and Gheism themes. Mackie is one of the authors that most likely had a hand in the recent surge of “atheist” books. The Miracle of Theism: Amazon Second Chance Pass it on, trade it in, give it a second life. Phil Greaney rated it really liked it Dec 29, Books by John Leslie Mackie. Instead, we have created a government where multiple people are elected from different areas and different walks of life, and they are held accountable by us in an effort to ensure that our interests are better represented in legal decisions.


The Miracle of Theism

Larmer – – Mcgill-Queen’s University Press. Is Theism Really a Miracle?

Mackie comes down on the side of atheism, and he clearly explains why in this work. Jason Mingus rated it it was amazing Jan 22, An Investigation of the Concept of Miracle. He admits that atheism has challenges in the areas of consciousness and that there are ways to evade his famous problem of evil arguments, should one modify his definitions of evil.

Refresh and try again. To ask other readers questions about The Miracle of Theismplease sign up. On the Existence and Relevance of God. John Leslie Mackie was an Australian philosopher, originally from Sydney. Finitism and the Beginning of the Universe. Atheists and theists who are use As a Christian, I have been tired of the neo-Athiest movement and its caustic rhetoric. This is a good introduction to both atheism and secular humanistic thought.

A lot more boring than I had hoped.