What is determinism?
Determinism is the idea that the human will is inextricable from and completely ruled by
physical laws of cause and effect. Outside factors and motives are responsible for the motion of
the will, and will i
Hick considers the argument that God must not be all-powerful because an all-powerful being
could create a world with free beings that always choose good. What is his response?
We are free beings in relation to God, rather than jus
How does Stace think that paying attention to how we speak will help solve the problem of free
Stace believes that the main issue in the free will-determinism debate is a confusion about the
definition of "free will." The me
What is Lamont's thesis?
Lamont's main thesis is that men who believe in free will have a stronger sense of moral
responsibility than determinists because they believe that men have full responsibility for their
own actions. Howe
What is the problem of evil? What does it purport to show?
According to Johnson, the problem is that God continually allows and refuses to prevent evil.
This problem purports to show that God must have no excuse for His actions