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The compatibility between a theologically relevant libertarian notion of freewill and contemporary neuroscience research

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God, freewill and neuroscience
Abstract:

The notion that we are voluntary agents who exercise power to choose and, in doing so, determine some of what happens in the world has been an important notion in certain theological accounts concerning our relationship with God (e.g. 'the freewill defence' for God's goodness and omnipotence in light of moral evil and accounts of human moral responsibility in relation to God). However, it has been claimed that the physicalism supported by contemporary neuroscience research calls into ques...

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Institution:
University of Oxford
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HUMS
Department:
Theology Faculty
Oxford college:
Wycliffe Hall
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Publication date:
2009
Type of award:
DPhil
Level of award:
Doctoral
Awarding institution:
University of Oxford

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