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The Action of a god

  • Richard Swinburne
Part of the New Studies in the Philosophy of Religion book series (NSPR)

Abstract

So we could have good reason to believe that some event E which occurred was a violation of a law of nature. But for such an event to be a miracle, on Hume’s definition, it has to be brought about by a god, that is, a very powerful non-embodied rational agent.

Keywords

Intentional Action Scientific Explanation Religious Significance Scientific Type Mental Explanation 
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Copyright information

© Richard Swinburne 1970

Authors and Affiliations

  • Richard Swinburne
    • 1
  1. 1.University of HullUK

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