God, Time, and Knowledge: Science, Poetry, and Politics in the Age of Milton

God Time and Knowledge Science Poetry and Politics in the Age of Milton This outstanding book is a genuinely pivotal contribution to the lively current debate over divine foreknowledge and human freedom Hasker s book has three commendable features worthy of immediate note

  • Title: God, Time, and Knowledge: Science, Poetry, and Politics in the Age of Milton
  • Author: William Hasker
  • ISBN: 9780801485459
  • Page: 464
  • Format: Paperback
  • This outstanding book is a genuinely pivotal contribution to the lively current debate over divine foreknowledge and human freedom Hasker s book has three commendable features worthy of immediate note First, it contains a carefully crafted overview of the recent literature on foreknowledge and freedom and so can serve as an excellent introduction to that lit This outstanding book is a genuinely pivotal contribution to the lively current debate over divine foreknowledge and human freedom Hasker s book has three commendable features worthy of immediate note First, it contains a carefully crafted overview of the recent literature on foreknowledge and freedom and so can serve as an excellent introduction to that literature Second, it is tightly reasoned and brimming with brisk arguments, many of them highly original Third, it correctly situates the philosophical dispute over foreknowledge and freedom within its proper theological context and in so doing highlights the intimate connection between the doctrines of divine omniscience and divine providence Faith and Philosophy God, Time, and Knowledge is an elegantly written, forcefully argued challenge to traditional views, and a major contribution to the discussion of divine foreknowledge Philosophical Review This is a very competent, thorough analysis of the conflict between free will and divine foreknowledge or, on some acounts, timeless divine knowledge of our future It is exceptionally clear Theological Book Review

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    1. Good book. Not recommended for those who aren't ready to think hard. Some chapters are easier than others. He argues that Simple Foreknowledge is providentially useless and incompatible with libertarian free will. He rejects Middle Knowledge. He argues that Divine Timelessness is coherent but unlikely. He concludes that humans have libertarian freewill and God does not have comprehensive knowledge of the future since it has not yet been determined. God does know the precise likelihood of differe [...]

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