Roczniki Filozoficzne 70 (1):49-78 (2022)

John Fischer
University of California, Riverside
In this paper I develop a sketch of an overall theology that dispenses with “alternative-possibilities” freedom in favor of “actual-sequence” freedom. I hold that acting freely does not require freedom to do otherwise, and that acting freely is the freedom component of moral responsibility. Employing this analytical apparatus, I show how we can offer various important elements of a theology that employs only the notion of acting freely. I distinguish my approach from the important development of Open Theism by William Hasker. My view about God’s foreknowledge is in-between comprehensive foreknowledge and no foreknowledge.
Keywords Catholic Tradition  Contemporary Philosophy
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DOI 10.18290/rf2201.4
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An Essay on Free Will.Peter Van Inwagen - 1983 - Oxford University Press.
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