The Mystery of Foreknowledge

Philo 13 (2):136-150 (2010)
Many have attempted to respond to arguments for the incompatibility of freedom with divine foreknowledge by claiming that God’s beliefs about the future are explained by what the world is like at that future time. We argue that this response adequately advances the discussion only if the theist is able to articulate a model of foreknowledge that is both clearly possible and compatible with freedom. We investigate various models the theist might articulate and argue that all of these models fail
Keywords free will  foreknowledge  theism  molinism  open theism  ockhamism  theological fatalism
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DOI 10.5840/philo20101322
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