In Don Schweitzer (ed.), Jonathan Edwards as Contemporary. Peter Lang. pp. 1-14 (2010)

Stephen H. Daniel
Texas A&M University
Instead of focusing on the Malebranche-Edwards connection regarding occasionalism as if minds are distinct from the ideas they have, I focus on how finite minds are particular expressions of God's will that there be the distinctions by which ideas are identified and differentiated. This avoids problems, created in the accounts of Fiering, Lee, and especially Crisp, about the inherently idealist character of Edwards' occasionalism.
Keywords Jonathan Edwards  Malebranche  occasionalism  Oliver Crisp  Sang Lee  idealism
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