Our Fate Hardback

Essays on God and Free Will

by John Martin Fischer;

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Our Fate

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Our Fate is a collection of John Martin Fischer's previously published articles on the relationship between God's foreknowledge and human freedom. The book contains a new introductory essay that places all of the chapters in the book into a cohesive framework. The introductory essay also provides some new views about the issues treated in the book, including a bold and original account of God's foreknowledge of free actions in a causally indeterministic world. The focus of the book is a powerful traditional argument for the incompatibility of God's foreknowledge and human freedom to do otherwise. Fischer presents this argument (in various forms) and defends it against some of the most salient criticisms, especially Ockhamism. The incompatibilist's argument is driven by the fixity of the past, and, in particular, the fixity of God's prior beliefs about our current behavior. The author gives special attention to Ockhamism, which contends that God's prior beliefs are not

Our Fate by John Martin Fischer was published by Oxford University Press Inc in February 2016. The ISBN for Our Fate is 9780199311293.

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Details for Our Fate

Page last updated 19th February 2017
Author / Artist
Book FormatHardback
PublisherOxford University Press Inc (February 2016)
Number of Pages248
Thickness23 mm
Height235 mm
Width156 mm
Product Code4347081
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