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  1. Scott A. Davison (1999). Divine Providence and Human Freedom. In Michael Murray (ed.), Reason for the Hope Within. Eerdmans 217--237.
     
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  2. Scott A. Davison (2008). Petitionary Prayer. In Thomas P. Flint & Michael C. Rea (eds.), The Oxford Handbook of Philosophical Theology. Oxford University Press
     
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    Scott A. Davison (1991). Could Abstract Objects Depend Upon God? Religious Studies 27 (4):485 - 497.
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  4. Scott A. Davison (2011). On the Puzzle of Petitionary Prayer: Response to Daniel and Frances Howard-Snyder. European Journal for Philosophy of Religion 3 (1):227 - 237.
    I respond to Daniel and Frances Howard-Snyder’s criticisms of my arguments in another place for the conclusion that human supplicants would have little responsibility (if any) for the result of answered petitionary prayer, and criticize their defense of the claim that God would have good reasons for creating an institution of petitionary prayer.
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    Scott A. Davison (2009). Alvin Plantinga and Michael Tooley: Knowledge of God (Great Debates in Philosophy Series, Series Editor Ernest Sosa). [REVIEW] International Journal for Philosophy of Religion 66 (2):105-107.
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    Scott A. Davison (1994). Dretske on the Metaphysics of Freedom. Analysis 54 (2):115-123.
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    Scott A. Davison (2004). Craig on the Grounding Objection to Middle Knowledge. Faith and Philosophy 21 (3):365-369.
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    Scott A. Davison (2009). A Natural Law Based Environmental Ethic. Ethics and the Environment 14 (1):pp. 1-13.
    In his recent book Natural Law and Practical Rationality , Mark Murphy develops a sophisticated version of a natural law account of practical rationality. I shall show that with only a few minor changes, Murphy's account can be developed into an environmental ethic that generates human obligations to non-human animals, plants, and perhaps even ecosystems and machines. (I shall not discuss here the plausibility of this extension of Murphy's account, relative to competing accounts in environmental ethics; that discussion will have (...)
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    Scott A. Davison (1991). Foreknowledge, Middle Knowledge and “Nearby” Worlds. International Journal for Philosophy of Religion 30 (1):29 - 44.
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    Scott A. Davison (1997). Privacy and Control. Faith and Philosophy 14 (2):137-151.
    In this paper, I explore several privacy issues as they arise with respect to the divine/human relationship. First, in section 1, I discuss the notion of privacy in a general way. Section 2 is devoted to the claim that privacy involves control over information about oneself. In section 3, I summarize the arguments offered recently by Margaret Falls-Corbitt and F. Michael McLain for the conclusion that God respects the privacy of human persons by refraining from knowing certain things about them. (...)
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    Scott A. Davison (1999). Moral Luck and the Flicker of Freedom. American Philosophical Quarterly 36 (3):241 - 251.
    I argue that a well-known argument concerning moral luck supports something like the Principle of Alternate Possibilities (PAP), despite the attacks on PAP by Harry Frankfurt and John Martin Fischer.
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    Scott A. Davison (2007). Nicholas Everitt, the Non-Existence of God. London: Routledge, 2004. XIV and 326 Pages. [REVIEW] International Journal for Philosophy of Religion 61 (2):127-129.
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    Scott A. Davison (2009). Deane-Peter Baker (Ed.), Alvin Plantinga (Contemporary Philosophy in Focus Series). International Journal for Philosophy of Religion 65 (2):109-112.
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    Scott A. Davison (2010). Review of Charles Taliaferro, Chad Meister (Eds.), The Cambridge Companion to Christian Philosophical Theology. [REVIEW] Notre Dame Philosophical Reviews 2010 (10).
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    Scott A. Davison (1998). David J. Batholomew, Uncertain Belief: Is It Rational to Be a Christian? [REVIEW] International Journal for Philosophy of Religion 43 (3):183-185.
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    Scott A. Davison (1995). Making Sense of Your Freedom. Philosophy for the Perplexed. Philosophical Books 36 (3):187-188.
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  17. Scott A. Davison (1991). Could Abstract Objects Depend Upon God?: SCOTT A. DAVISON. Religious Studies 27 (4):485-497.
    What sorts of things are there in the world? Clearly enough, there are concrete, material things; but are there other things too, perhaps nonconcrete or non-material things? Some people believe that there are such things, which are often called abstract ; purported examples of such objects include numbers, properties, possible but non-actual states of affairs, propositions, and sets. Following a long-standing tradition, I shall describe persons who believe that there are abstract objects as ‘platonists’. In this paper, I shall not (...)
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