Before and after

How running* can help demonstrate to your metaphysics class the difference between a thick particular and a thin particular: Before: (2008) After: (2011) *for a year in 2011, in my living room, while watching MI-5. This has been a public service announcement… (And please, don’t ask me to take the next logical step by trying […]

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Our experience of libertarian free will

Flickers of Freedom is a nice blog, with contributors who are among the philosophical movers and shakers in the contemporary free will debate. This month’s guest contributor is¬†Marcus Arvan, and my memory was jogged by a comment he made on one of his recent posts: Another obvious source of trouble for Kant (the one that […]

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Surrejoinder to Omelianchuk on the Free Will Defense

Adam Omelianchuk’s rejoinder to my reply to his response to my criticism of Plantinga’s ‘free will defense’ (whew!) contains many interesting thoughts on monotheletism, dyotheletism, anhypostasis, and Nestorianism. But I think I can assess our exchange without having to further descend into those details. It now occurs to me that when I wrote that student […]

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