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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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The Modern Prevailing Notions Respecting that Freedom of Will: Which is ...

Jonathan Edwards - Free will and determinism - 1877 - 422 pages
...meaning of the words freedom, and liberty, in common speech, is power, opportunity, or advantage, iliat any one has to do as he pleases. Or, in other words,...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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Freedom of the will

William Taylor (of Windermere.) - 1881
...Necessitarian theological predecessors, and also of Locke, Edwards describes liberty as follows : " The plain and obvious meaning of the words freedom...he pleases, or, in other words, his being free from hindrance or impediment in the way of doing or conducting in any respect as he wills." The opposite...
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The Philosophical Basis of Theism: An Examination of the Personality of Man ...

Samue Harris (D.D.) - Theism - 1883 - 577 pages
...which Edwards uses the word. " The plain and obvious meaning of the words freedom and liberty is, The power, opportunity or advantage that any one has to do as he pleases. . . . This is all that is meant by it ; without taking into the meaning of the word anything of the...
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The Elements of Moral Science: Theoretical and Practical

Noah Porter - Ethics - 1885 - 574 pages
...plain and obvious meaning of the words 'freedom' and 'liberty,' in common Statement of speech, is the power, opportunity, or advantage that any one has...as he pleases: or, in other words, his being free wards. from hinderance or impediment in the way of doing or conducting in any respect as he wills....
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The Bibliotheca Sacra, Volume 43

Theology - 1886
...principles which will always be held to be decisive in respect to it. It is advo" " Liberty is the power, opportunity, or advantage that any one has to do as he pleases." " To talk of liberty as belonging to the very will itself is not to speak good sense." Works, ii. p....
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The Growth of American Literature: A Critical and Historical Survey, Volume 1

Edwin Harrison Cady - American literature - 1888
...meaning of the words Freedom and Liberty, in common speech, is power, opportunity, or advantage, tliat any one has, to do as he pleases. Or, in other words, his being free from hindrance or impediment in the way of doing, or conducting in any respect, as he wills. (I say not...
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Freedom of Mind in Willing: Or, Every Being that Wills a Creative First Cause

Rowland Gibson Hazard - Free will and determinism - 1889 - 468 pages
...H. LIBEBTT AS DEFINED BT EDWABDB. OF the term liberty, BO important in this inquiry, Edwards says, " The plain and obvious meaning of the words Freedom...pleases ; or, in other words, his being free from hindrance, or impediment in the way of doing, or conducting in any respect as he wills* And the contrary...
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Freedom of mind in willing: or, every being that wills a creative first cause

Rowland Gibson Hazard - Free will and determinism - 1889 - 468 pages
...H. LIBBETT AS DEFINED BY EDWARDS. OF the term liberty, BO important in this inquiry, Edwards says, " The plain and obvious meaning of the words Freedom,...pleases / or, in other words, his being free from hindrance, or impediment in the way of doing, or conducting in any respect as he wills* And the contrary...
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Cyclopędia of Biblical, Theological, and Ecclesiastical Literature, Volume 10

John McClintock, James Strong - Bible - 1894
...accepted the definition of Locke and of the sensational school, making the liberty of the human will " the power, opportunity, or advantage that any one has to do as he pleases;" in other words, one's ability freely to execute volitions philosophically or coactively necessitated....
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Early American Philosophers

Adam Leroy Jones - Philosophers - 1898 - 74 pages
...used means that an event comes to pass without an adequate cause. Freedom in common speech means the power, opportunity or advantage that any one has to do as he pleases. 17 In this sense it can be ascribed only to what has will, and consequently not to the will itself....
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