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Susan Peppers-Bates
Stetson University
  1. Does Malebranche Need Efficacious Ideas? The Cognitive Faculties, the Ontological Status of Ideas, and Human Attention.Susan Peppers-Bates - 2005 - Journal of the History of Philosophy 43 (1):83-105.
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    Divine Simplicity and Divine Command Ethics.Susan Peppers-Bates - 2008 - International Philosophical Quarterly 48 (3):361-369.
    In this paper I will argue that a false assumption drives the attraction of philosophers to a divine command theory of morality. Specifically, I suggest the idea thatanything not created by God is independent of God is a misconception. The idea misleads us into thinking that our only choice in offering a theistic ground for morality is between making God bow to a standard independent of his will or God creating morality in revealing his will. Yet what is God is (...)
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    Amor Dei in the Sixteenth and Seventeenth Centuries. By David C. Bellusci. [REVIEW]Susan Peppers-Bates - 2014 - Augustinian Studies 45 (1):133-139.
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    Steven Nadler , Occasionalism: Causation Among the Cartesians . Reviewed By.Susan Peppers-Bates - 2012 - Philosophy in Review 32 (3):214-217.
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    Malebranche, by Andrew Pyle.Susan Peppers-Bates - 2007 - European Journal of Philosophy 15 (1):127–129.
  6. House-Elves, Hogwarts, and Friendship: Casting Away the Institutions Which Made Voldemort’s Rise Possible.Susan Peppers-Bates & Joshua Rust - 2012 - Reason Papers 34 (1):109-124.
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    Nicolas Malebranche: Freedom in an Occasionalist World.Susan Peppers-Bates - 2009 - Continuum.
    Malebranche's metaphysics and the problem of human freedom -- God, order, and general volitions -- Arnauld and Malebranche on the power of the human intellect -- The cognitive faculties and the divine ideas -- Malebranche on free will and imminent causation.
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