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Basicality

Richard Swinburne

in Epistemic Justification

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780199243792
eISBN:
9780191598524
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199243794.003.0006
Subject:
Philosophy, Metaphysics/Epistemology

To be justified, a belief must be ‘based’ on its grounds. For an externalist, being based on grounds is being ‘caused’ by these grounds (by a non‐deviant route). For an internalist (normally), a ... More


Religious Experience and the Burden of Proof

Herman Philipse

in God in the Age of Science?: A Critique of Religious Reason

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199697533
eISBN:
9780191738470
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199697533.003.0015
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Religion, Metaphysics/Epistemology

An analysis of three problems for Richard Swinburne’s Bayesian cumulative case strategy in natural theology shows why he needs to shift the burden of proof to the unbeliever. Allegedly, this shift is ... More


Conclusion

Mark Stoyle

in The Black Legend of Prince Rupert's Dog: Witchcraft and Propaganda during the English Civil War

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780859898591
eISBN:
9781781384978
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9780859898591.003.0010
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

This chapter draws all of the threads of the book together and insists that the story of Prince Rupert's ‘necromantic dogge’ should not be dismissed as mere drollery: as an amusing but essentially ... More


Mocked with Art

Jeffrey Knapp

in Pleasing Everyone: Mass Entertainment in Renaissance London and Golden-Age Hollywood

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780190634063
eISBN:
9780190634094
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190634063.003.0006
Subject:
Literature, Shakespeare Studies

The third section of the book, “Junk and Art,” focuses on a problem that twentieth-century critics insisted was distinctly and depressingly modern. According to Aldous Huxley in 1934, recent ... More


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