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A Theologically Indubitable Subjunctive Counterfactual

The issue of Molinism has continued to occupy much of my time in reflection of late, and I realized that all Christians do believe in at least one subjunctive counterfactual of libertarian free will, or at least nearly all Christians … Continue reading

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God’s Providence over history and the causal relations of the disjuncts of disjunctive causes

God is in control of world history. However, world history seems to be comprised of one creature’s libertarian free will after another, none of which are directly in God’s control (i.e., Molinism is false, and even if God is in … Continue reading

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Free Will in Catholic Theologies

I want to explore briefly the following question: whether libertarian free will per se is implicitly or explicitly bound inexorably up with the Catholic faith. Recall that by ‘libertarian free will’ I mean that some choice is free in the … Continue reading

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Is gratuitous evil a coherent concept?

God is a maximally great being A maximally great being has the properties of being omnibenevolent, omniscient, omnipotent. The properties of (2) are incompatible with gratuitous evil. There exists at least one logically possible world fitting the description of ‘has … Continue reading

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