Divine foreknowledge and necessity: an Ockhamist response to the dilemma of God's foreknowledge and human freedom
One of the most mind-boggling topics in philosophical theology is the relationship between divine foreknowledge and human freedom. If God has a complete knowledge of the future due to his epistemic perfection, how can a human being be free with respect to his future action?
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The Mode and Structure of Divine
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A.M. on December accidental necessity accidentally necessary affairs alethic relation Alvin Plantinga argue argument B-theory back-tracking counterfactuals belief-content causal claim Clarence's cognition compatibilism compatibility counterexamples counterfactual conditionals counterfactual power December 28 divine foreknowledge entails epistemic constancy example false Fischer foreknowledge and human foreknowledge compatibilist Freedom and Foreknowledge future contingents future-indifferent propositions future-tense statements God's belief God's foreknowledge God's knowledge God's prior belief hard and soft hard fact hard property hard-core soft fact hard-type soft fact human freedom Ibid idea intuitive Jones would mow Jones's power knows lawn at t2 libertarian freedom Linda Trinkaus Zagzebski logical Marilyn McCord Adams mental representation metaphysically mow his lawn object Ockham Ockhamist past PEP3 Philosophical Review Plantinga power at T2 power to bring power to refrain precognition premise present problem propositional content refrain from mowing retrocausal seems simple foreknowledge strategy supposed temporal thesis William Hasker writing his paper Yahweh Zagzebski