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Unformatted text preview: (iv) Fourth, evaluate Mackies argument. Has he shown that religious beliefs are positively irrational, that the several parts of the essential religious doctrine are inconsistent with one another (54)? This is your chance (a) to refute Mackie, or (b) to applaud him for stating clearly what youve always thought to be true. Either way , you must explain yourself rigorously, not simply by asserting that Mackie is right or wrong but by analyzing his arguments . If you have time, you might also include one or two paragraphs of any additional considerations that you think are relevant. Basic requirements Papers should be 4-5 pages, double-spaced, typewritten, submitted in class , and stapled . I cannot accept papers that dont meet these basic requirements....
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