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An argument for the inc. of Divine Foreknowledge and Free Will If I know that the Boston Celtics are winning the NBA title, then the Boston Celtics are winning the NBA title.
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An argument for the inc. of Divine Foreknowledge and Free Will Premise One – If no person has ever had a choice about some fact p , and no person has ever had a choice about the fact that if p , then q , then no one has ever had a choice about q . Premise Two – God knew one billion years ago that the Celtics would win the 2008 NBA title , and no one has ever had a choice about this fact (i.e. God’s knowledge). Premise Three – No one has ever had a choice about the fact that if God knew that the Celtics would win the 2008 NBA title, then the Celtics will win the 2008 NBA title. Conclusion- No one has ever had a choice about the Celtics winning the 2008 NBA title.
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Evaluation of the argument Premise One – seems true by logical properties of entailment. Premise Two:
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