Hume, Holism and Miracles
By (author) David Johnson
Normal Price: $89.00
Your Price: $80.10 AUD, inc. GST
Shipping: $7.95 per order
You Save: $8.90! (10% off normal price)
Plus...earn $4.01 in Boomerang Bucks
Availability: Available to Backorder, No Due Date for Supply
Hume, Holism and Miracles by David Johnson
Book DescriptionDavid Johnson seeks to overthrow one of the widely accepted tenets of Anglo-American philosophy-that of the success of the Humean case against the rational credibility of reports of miracles. In a manner unattempted in any other single work, he meticulously examines all the main variants of Humean reasoning on the topic of miracles: Hume's own argument and its reconstructions by John Stuart Mill, J. L. Mackie, Antony Flew, Jordan Howard Sobel, and others.Hume's view, set forth in his essay "Of Miracles," has been widely thought to be correct. Johnson reviews Hume's thesis with clarity and elegance and considers the arguments of some of the most prominent defenders of Hume's case against miracles. According to Johnson, the Humean argument on this topic is entirely without merit, its purported cogency being simply a philosophical myth.
Buy Hume, Holism and Miracles book by David Johnson from Australia's Online Bookstore, Boomerang Books.
Book DetailsISBN: 9780801436635
(229mm x 152mm x 14mm)
Imprint: Cornell University Press
Publisher: Cornell University Press
Publish Date: 7-Oct-1999
Country of Publication: United States
Books By Author David Johnson
Improving Prospect? A History of Agricultural Change in Cumbria, Paperback (September 2016)
Dr David Johnson explores the ways in which farming in Cumbria has changed and adapted over the centuries.
Geology of Australia, Paperback (September 2016)View all books by David Johnson
From Uluru to the Great Dividing Range, The Geology of Australia explores the timeless forces that have shaped this continent.
» Have you read this book? We'd like to know what you think about it - write a review about Hume, Holism and Miracles book by David Johnson and you'll earn 50c in Boomerang Bucks loyalty dollars (you must be a member - it's free to sign up!)
Author Biography - David Johnson
David Johnson is Associate Professor of Philosophy at Yeshiva University. He is the author of Truth without Paradox.
Bestselling Books: Our Current Bestsellers | Australia's Hottest 1000 Books | Bestselling Fiction | Bestselling Crime Mysteries and Thrillers | Bestselling Non Fiction Books | Bestselling Sport Books | Bestselling Gardening and Handicrafts Books | Bestselling Biographies | Bestselling Food and Drink | Bestselling History | Bestselling Travel Books | Bestselling School Textbooks & Study Guides | Bestselling Children's General Non-Fiction | Bestselling Young Adult Fiction | Bestselling Children's Fiction | Bestselling Picture Books | Top 100 US Bestsellers
Phone: 1300 36 33 32 (9am-5pm Mon-Fri AEST) - International: +61 2 9960 7998 - Online Form
Address: Boomerang Books, 878 Military Road, Mosman Junction, NSW, 2088
© 2003-2017. All Rights Reserved. Eclipse Commerce Pty Ltd - ACN: 122 110 687 - ABN: 49 122 110 687
For every $20 you spend on books, you will receive $1 in Boomerang Bucks loyalty dollars. You can use your Boomerang Bucks as a credit towards a future purchase from Boomerang Books. Note that you must be a Member (free to sign up) and that conditions do apply.