David Bourget (Western Ontario)
David Chalmers (ANU, NYU)
Rafael De Clercq
Jack Alan Reynolds
Learn more about PhilPapers
Religious Studies 40 (4):415-435 (2004)
In analysing Augustine's views on freedom it is standard to draw two distinctions; one between an earlier emphasis on human freedom and a later insistence that God alone governs human destiny, and another between pre-lapsarian and post-lapsarian freedom. These distinctions are real and important, but underlying them is a more fundamental consistency. Augustine is a compatibilist from his earliest work on freedom through his final anti-Pelagian writings, and the freedom possessed by the un-fallen and the fallen will is a compatibilist freedom. This leaves Augustine open to the charge that he makes God the ultimate cause of sin.
|Keywords||No keywords specified (fix it)|
|Categories||categorize this paper)|
Setup an account with your affiliations in order to access resources via your University's proxy server
Configure custom proxy (use this if your affiliation does not provide a proxy)
|Through your library|
References found in this work BETA
No references found.
Citations of this work BETA
No citations found.
Similar books and articles
Peter Burnell (1995). Concupiscence and Moral Freedom in Augustine and Before Augustine. Augustinian Studies 26 (1):49-63.
James Wetzel (1992). Augustine and the Limits of Virtue. Cambridge University Press.
Alexandra Pârvan (2011). La Relation En Tant Qu'élément-Clé de l'Illumination Augustinienne. Chôra 7:87-103.
Lynne Rudder Baker (2003). Why Christians Should Not Be Libertarians: An Augustinian Challenge. Faith and Philosophy 20 (4):460-478.
Coleen P. Zoller (2004). Determined but Free. Philosophy and Theology 16 (1):25-44.
David Ray Griffin (1986). Faith and Spiritual Discipline. Faith and Philosophy 3 (1):54-67.
Vance G. Morgan (1994). Foreknowledge and Human Freedom in Augustine. Journal of Philosophical Research 19:223-242.
Added to index2009-01-28
Total downloads49 ( #33,113 of 1,101,156 )
Recent downloads (6 months)6 ( #44,333 of 1,101,156 )
How can I increase my downloads?