Omniscience, Freedom, and Dependence

Several theorists (Merricks, Westphal, and McCall) have recently claimed to offer a novel way to respond to the dilemma of freedom and foreknowledge, rooted in Molina's insight that God's beliefs depend on what we do, rather than the other way around. In this paper we argue that these responses either beg the question, or else are dressed-up versions of Ockhamism.
Keywords Foreknowledge  Omniscience  free will  Ockhamism
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DOI 10.1111/j.1933-1592.2012.00606.x
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Trenton Merricks (2009). Truth and Freedom. Philosophical Review 118 (1):29-57.

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