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" That no testimony is sufficient to establish a miracle, unless the testimony be of such a kind that its falsehood would be more miraculous than the fact which it endeavours to establish. "
Directions for the study of theology, letters - Стр. 302
авторы: George Gleig (bp. of Brechin.) - 1827
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Claiming Knowledge: Strategies of Epistemology from Thoeosophy to the New Age

Olav Hammer - 2001 - Страниц: 547
...invisible agent". Hume then provides a famous rebuttal of miracles. As Hume puts it: [N]o testimony is sufficient to establish a miracle, unless the testimony...fact, which it endeavours to establish [. . .] When anyone tells me, that he saw a dead man restored to life, I immediately consider with myself, whedier...
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The Question of God: An Introduction and Sourcebook

Michael F. Palmer - 2001 - Страниц: 357
...The plain consequence is (and it is a general maxim worthy of our attention), 'That no testimony is sufficient to establish a miracle, unless the testimony...miraculous, than the fact, which it endeavours to establish; and even in that case there is a mutual destruction of arguments, and the superior only gives us an...
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The Question of God: An Introduction and Sourcebook

Michael F. Palmer - 2001 - Страниц: 357
...is a general maxim worthy of our artention), That no testimony is sufficient to esrablish a mitacle, unless the testimony be of such a kind, that its falsehood would be more mitaculous, than the fact, which it endeavours to esrablish; and even in that case there is a murual...
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Philosophy of Religion

Anne Jordan, Neil Lockyer, Edwin Tate - 2002 - Страниц: 240
...clearly purported to have many witnesses. For Hume, however, this makes no difference: No testimony is sufficient to establish a miracle unless the testimony...miraculous, than the fact, which it endeavours to establish; and even in that case there is a mutual destruction of arguments, and the superior only gives us assurance...
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The Mind Made Flesh: Essays from the Frontiers of Psychology and Evolution

Nicholas Humphrey - 2002 - Страниц: 366
...in his essay 'Of Miracles': 'it is a general maxim worthy of our attention ... that no testimony is sufficient to establish a miracle unless the testimony...miraculous than the fact which it endeavours to establish.' 4 In the history of science there have been many occasions in which seemingly miraculous phenomena...
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A History of Irish Thought

Thomas Duddy - 2002 - Страниц: 362
...writing a millennium later, would base his essay on miracles, namely, the maxim that 'no testimony is sufficient to establish a miracle, unless the testimony...miraculous, than the fact, which it endeavours to establish' (Hume 1975: 116). Significantly, Hume uses an example that involves not only illusion and deception...
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William Whiston: Honest Newtonian

James E. Force - 1985 - Страниц: 208
...are the historical testimonies of such "prodigies," the "plain consequence" is "that no testimony is sufficient to establish a miracle, unless the testimony...miraculous, than the fact, which it endeavours to establish."91 In the second section of the essay, Hume examines the sorts of testimony upon which the...
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Christianity and Revolutionary Europe, 1750-1830

Lecturer in Modern History Nigel Aston, Nigel Aston - 2002 - Страниц: 379
...existence of post-biblical miracles on the basis of unreliable testimony. In his words: 'no testimony is sufficient to establish a miracle, unless the testimony...miraculous, than the fact, which it endeavours to conceal'.22 It was unacceptable to rely on the uncorroborated 'evidence' of credulous bystanders (up...
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Ten Great Works of Philosophy

Robert Paul Wolff - 2002 - Страниц: 574
...sick The plain consequence is (and it is a general maxim worthy of our attention) that no testimony is sufficient to establish a miracle unless the testimony...falsehood would be more miraculous than the fact which it endeavors to establish. And even in that case there is a mutual destruction of arguments, and the .superior...
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Belief's Own Ethics

Jonathan E. Adler - 2006 - Страниц: 373
...Humean view of testimony. Hume famously concluded: "The plain consequence is ... That no testimony is sufficient to establish a miracle, unless the testimony...would be more miraculous, than the fact, which it endeavors to establish...'" (1977: 77). Specifically, a miracle would imply a violation of (what we...
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