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Freedom, human and divine

Abstract:
In this paper I seek to show how God's freedom is not reduced or His power diminished by His inability to be less than perfectly good even though ours would be. That ours would be explains why it might prima facie appear to us that there is a 'conceptual tension' between some of the claims of traditional theism and reveals some interesting (well, to me anyway) differences between human freedom and divine freedom.
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Published
Peer review status:
Peer reviewed

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10.1017/S0034412504007449

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
HUMS
Department:
Philosophy Faculty
Oxford college:
St Peter's College
Role:
Author
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press Publisher's website
Journal:
Religious Studies Journal website
Volume:
41
Issue:
1
Pages:
55-69
Publication date:
2005-03-01
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EISSN:
1469-901X
ISSN:
0034-4125
Language:
English
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ora:1499
Deposit date:
2008-03-14

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