Res Philosophica 90 (1):1-21 (2013)

Alexander R. Pruss
Baylor University
God is omnirational: whenever he does anything, he does it for all and only the unexcluded reasons that favor the action, and he always acts for reasons. Thisdoctrine has two unexpected consequences: it gives an account of why it is that unification is a genuine form of scientific explanation, and it answers the question of when the occurrence of E after a petitionary prayer for E is an answer to the prayer
Keywords Catholic Tradition  Contemporary Philosophy  History of Philosophy
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ISBN(s) 2168-9105
DOI 10.11612/resphil.2013.90.1.1
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Actions, Reasons, and Causes.Donald Davidson - 1963 - Journal of Philosophy 60 (23):685.
Explanatory Unification.Philip Kitcher - 1981 - Philosophy of Science 48 (4):507-531.
On Action.Carl Ginet - 1990 - Cambridge University Press.

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