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" THE plain and obvious meaning of the words freedom and liberty, in common speech, is power, opportunity, or advantage, that any one has to do as he pleases. "
A review of Edwards's "Inquiry into the freedom of the will.": Containing I ... - Page 67
by Henry Philip Tappan - 1839 - 300 pages
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A Careful and Strict Inquiry Into the Modern Prevailing Notions of that ...

Jonathan Edwards - Free will and determinism - 1768 - 432 pages
...this is certainly a great Miftake. Liberty, as I have explained it, in p. 38. and other Places, is the Power, Opportunity, or Advantage that any one has to do as he pleafcs, or condufting, IN ANY RESPECT, according to his P leaf-are ; without confidering how his Pleafure...
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The Works of President Edwards ..., Volume 5

Jonathan Edwards, Samuel Austin - Congregational churches - 1803
...: Nothing is wanting but a will. SECTION V. Concerning the Notion of Liberty, and of Moral Agency. THE plain and obvious meaning of the words Freedom...words, his being free from hinderance or impediment in thp tray of doing, or conducting in any respect, as he wills.* And the contrary to Liberty, whatever...
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The Works of President Edwards ...

Jonathan Edwards - Congregational churches - 1808
...meaning of the words Freedom and Liberty, in common speech, is /tower, opportunity or urf•vantaffe, that any one has, to do as he pleases. Or in other words, his being free from hinderancc or impediment in the way of doing, or conducting in any respect, as he wills.* And the contrary...
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An Essay Concerning the Free Agency of Man: Or the Powers and Faculties of ...

Nicholas Baylies - Free will and determinism - 1820 - 215 pages
...the distinction. III. President Edwards, in his treatise on the Freedom of the Will, page 68, says, " The plain and obvious meaning of the words freedom...impediment in the way of doing, or conducting in any respect as he wills" It is obvious, that this definition does not re.tch the mind, so as to have it...
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A careful and strict enquiry into the modern prevailing notions of that ...

Jonathan Edwards - Free will and determinism - 1828 - 300 pages
...I.onl Kames. tP. 160, 161, 164, 165, and njany other places. Liberty, as I have explained it, is the power, opportunity, or advantage that any one has to do as he pleases, or conducting himself IN ANY RESPECT according to his pleasure; without considering how his pleasure comes...
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The Works of President Edwards: With a Memoir of His Life, Volume 2

Jonathan Edwards - Congregational churches - 1829
...•Lord Kames. t P. 160, 161, 164, 165, and many other place?. Liberty, as I have explained it, is the power, opportunity, or advantage that any one has to do as he pleases, or conducting himself IN ANY RESPECT according to his pleasure; without considering how his pleasure comes...
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The Works of President Edwards: With a Memoir of His Life ..., Volume 2

Jonathan Edwards, Sereno Edwards Dwight, David Brainerd - Congregational churches - 1830 - 541 pages
...Lord Kames. |P. 160. 161, 164, 165, and many other places. Liberty, as I have explained it, is the power, opportunity, or advantage that any one has to do as he pleases, or conducting himself IN ANY RESPECT according to his pleasure; without considering how his pleasure comes...
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The Works of President Edwards: With a Memoir of His Life ...

Jonathan Edwards, David Brainerd - Congregational churches - 1830
...161, 164, 16S, ajid many other places. SECT. xv. Appendix. Liberty, as I have explained it, is the power, opportunity, or advantage that any one has to do as he phases, or conducting himself IN ANY RESPECT according to his pleasure; without considering how his...
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A careful and strict enquiry into the modern prevailing notions of that ...

Jonathan Edwards - Philosophy - 1831
...nothing is wanting but a will. SECTION v. CONCERNING THE NOTION OF LIBERTY, , AND OF MORAL AGENCY. THE plain and obvious meaning of the words freedom...impediment in the way of doing, or conducting, in any respect, as he wills.* And the contrary to liberty, whatever name we call that by, is a person's being...
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An inquiry into the modern prevailing notions respecting that freedom of ...

Jonathan Edwards - Free will and determinism - 1831 - 454 pages
...this is certainly a great mistake. Liberty, as I have explained it, in p. 40, and other places, is the power, opportunity, or advantage, that any one has to do as he pleases, or conducting, IN ANY RESPECT, according to his pleasure ; without considering how his pleasure comes...
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