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Prof. M. D. Potter

4 lectures, Michaelmas Term 2014, weeks 5 to 8, Thursdays at 11am in LB5

Intended audience

This course is aimed at those studying the Part IA Metaphysics paper. The key reading for the course is Hume, `Of miracles', § 10 of the Enquiry Concerning Human Understanding.


The handout are available here for downloading (from Cambridge web addresses only). As will swiftly become apparent, however, these handouts are not readily comprehensible independent of the lectures to which they refer.

  1. Hume on testimony
  2. Independence
  3. Closure
  4. Religion without miracles?