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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 growth of the national spirit, 1710-1775

William Peterfield Trent, Benjamin Willis Wells - American literature - 1901
...sentence. AMEN. THE MEANING OF LIBERTY. 185 THE MEANING OF LIBERTY. [FROM "FREEDOM OF THE WlLL." 1754.] 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. (I say not...
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A Genetic History of the New England Theology

Frank Hugh Foster - New England theology - 1907 - 568 pages
...following: The plain and obvious {{leaning of the words freedom and liberty in common speech is the power, opportunity, or advantage that any one has, to do as he pleises. Or in other words, his being free from hindrance or impediment in the way of doing or conducting...
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Selections from Early American Writers, 1607-1800

William B. Cairns - American literature - 1909 - 493 pages
...CONCERNING THE NOTION OF LIBERTY, AND OF MORAL AGENCY [From the "Treatise on the Freedom of the Will"] 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.1 And the contrary...
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Function, Feeling, and Conduct: An Attempt to Find a Natural Basis for ...

Frederick Meakin - Ethics - 1910 - 276 pages
...according as we shall choose or will. — Locke: Human Understanding, book ii., chap. xxi., sec. 27. 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. — Edwards:...
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American Philosophy: A Historical Anthology

Barbara MacKinnon - Philosophy - 1985 - 688 pages
...the words "freedom" and "liberty," in common speech, is power, opportunity, or advantage, that anyone 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. And the contrary...
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Reformed Reader

William Stacy Johnson, John H. Leith - Religion - 2002 - 432 pages
...the words "freedom" and "liberty," in common speech, is power, opportunity, or advantage, that anyone 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.1 And the contrary...
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America's God: From Jonathan Edwards to Abraham Lincoln

Mark A. Noll - Religion - 2002 - 640 pages
...abrupt. In Edwards 's Freedom of Will, liberty meant "power, opportunity, or advantage, that anyone 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."10 For Taylor,...
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Praise and Blame: Moral Realism and Its Applications

Daniel N. Robinson - Philosophy - 2009 - 240 pages
...With Locke, Edwards affirms what might be called the ordinary understanding of liberty; that is, "the power, opportunity, or advantage, that any one has to do as he pleases," but then adding, "without considering how his pleasure comes to be as it is." 48 To be at liberty,...
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Lectures on Systematic Theology, Volume 1

Charles Grandison Finney, Richard Friedrich - Religion - 2003 - 692 pages
...Edwards considers freedom and ability as identical. He defines freedom or liberty to consist in "the power, opportunity, or advantage, that any one has,...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." — Works, vol....
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Freedom of the Will

Jonathan Edwards - Philosophy - 2007 - 368 pages
...think this is certainly a great mistake, Liberty, as I have explained it, in various 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 to...
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