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The Dilemma of Freedom and Foreknowledge

Linda Trinkaus Zagzebski

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195107630
eISBN:
9780199852956
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195107630.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Religion

This book examines the three leading traditional solutions to the dilemma of divine foreknowledge and human free will—those arising from Boethius, William of Ockham, and Luis de Molina. Though all ... More


Life’s Imprint

Michele Molina

in Interrupted Life: Experiences of Incarcerated Women in the United States

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520252493
eISBN:
9780520944565
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520252493.003.0068
Subject:
Sociology, Gender and Sexuality

In her poem entitled “Life's Imprint,” Michele Molina talks about how abuse inflicts pain, how it “takes the color out of life.”.


Molinism: The Contemporary Debate

Ken Perszyk (ed.)

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199590629
eISBN:
9780191731280
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199590629.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Religion, Metaphysics/Epistemology

Molinism, named after the 16th century Spanish Jesuit Luis de Molina, re‐emerged in the 1970s after it was unwittingly assumed in versions of Alvin Plantinga's Free Will Defence against the Logical ... More


My Window

Michele Molina

in Interrupted Life: Experiences of Incarcerated Women in the United States

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520252493
eISBN:
9780520944565
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520252493.003.0039
Subject:
Sociology, Gender and Sexuality

In her poem entitled “My Window,” Michele Molina talks about how she sees the light out of her window as she lives each day in prison, but only feels the darkness around her. She says it is time to ... More


The Why? And the How?

Gareth Wood

in Javier Marías's Debt to Translation: Sterne, Browne, Nabokov

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199651337
eISBN:
9780191741180
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199651337.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, European Literature, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature

This chapter sets out to answer two questions: why did Marías begin to work as a translator and how does he translate. To answer the first of these, the chapter examines in detail his lecture ‘Desde ... More


Scholasticism

Richard Tuck

in The Rights of War and Peace: Political Thought and the International Order from Grotius to Kant

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199248148
eISBN:
9780191697715
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199248148.003.0002
Subject:
History, History of Ideas

This chapter deals with the scholastic theories about war. It looks at Juan Luis de Molina, and traces the roots of his ideas among the jurists and theologians of the Middle Ages. Molina's views ... More


The Foreknowledge Dilemmas

Linda Trinkaus Zagzebski

in The Dilemma of Freedom and Foreknowledge

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195107630
eISBN:
9780199852956
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195107630.003.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Religion

The problem of divine foreknowledge forces the religious person to give up one of a pair of beliefs both of which are central to Christian practice. These beliefs are, first, that God has infallibly ... More


The Molinist Solution

Linda Trinkaus Zagzebski

in The Dilemma of Freedom and Foreknowledge

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195107630
eISBN:
9780199852956
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195107630.003.0005
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Religion

Perhaps the most ingenious solution to the dilemma of divine foreknowledge and freedom was devised by the 16th-century Jesuit philosopher, Luis de Molina, in his theory of scientia media, or middle ... More


Leibniz Against Molinism: Freedom, Indifference, and the Nature of the Will

Sean Greenberg

in Leibniz: Nature and Freedom

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
April 2005
ISBN:
9780195143744
eISBN:
9780199835317
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195143744.003.0012
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy

This essay analyses Leibniz’s rejection of the doctrine of freedom promulgated by 16th-century Jesuit Luis de Molina. It argues that Leibniz’s case against the Molinist rests on their diverging ... More


Role-Play and the World as Stage in the Comedia

Jonathan Thacker

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780853235484
eISBN:
9781846313967
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/UPO9781846313967
Subject:
Literature, Drama

The Theatrum Mundi metaphor was well known in the Golden Age, and was often employed, notably by Calderón in his religious theatre, although little account has been given of the everyday exploitation ... More


Counter-Reformation Theologians

Michael Moriarty

in Disguised Vices: Theories of Virtue in Early Modern French Thought

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199589371
eISBN:
9780191728808
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199589371.003.0006
Subject:
Literature, 17th-century and Restoration Literature, European Literature

The chapter discusses the handling of these questions by Roman Catholic theologians of the Counter-Reformation. In general, their position is shown to be broadly equivalent to that of Aquinas: they ... More


Putting Molinism in its Place

John Martin Fischer

in Molinism: The Contemporary Debate

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199590629
eISBN:
9780191731280
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199590629.003.0014
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Religion, Metaphysics/Epistemology

There has been much discussion in recent years of aspects of Molinism. In particular, philosophers have given considerable attention to issues surrounding the conditionals involved in middle ... More


The Free Will Defense

Hugh J. McCann

in Molinism: The Contemporary Debate

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199590629
eISBN:
9780191731280
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199590629.003.0016
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Religion, Metaphysics/Epistemology

This chapter is a critique of views that seek to resolve the problem of moral evil by holding that such evil is owing to exercises of human freedom that escape God's control as creator. It is argued ... More


Vargas Liosa's Appeal to History: Within and Beyond Latin America

in Binding Violence: Literary Visions of Political Origins

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804763301
eISBN:
9780804774659
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804763301.003.0013
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This chapter examines Vargas Llosa's The Feast of the Goat. The three stories in the novel offer a “total vision” of how Rafael Leónidas Trujillo Molina's dictatorial regime (16 August 1930–30 May ... More


Necropolitics I: From an “African Horde” to a Modern Country: Trujillo's Body Politic and the Haitian Enemy

in Binding Violence: Literary Visions of Political Origins

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804763301
eISBN:
9780804774659
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804763301.003.0014
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This chapter interprets Trujillo's genocide of Haitian immigrants in 1937 as his binding of a political constituency through the transformation of the Haitians into “life that can be killed” with ... More


Rebonding the Nation: Trujillo's Body Natural and the Sbecularity of Enmity

in Binding Violence: Literary Visions of Political Origins

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804763301
eISBN:
9780804774659
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804763301.003.0015
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This chapter examines the transformation of Trujillo himself into “life that may be killed.” It also explores a democratic female voice that addresses history and the law, and that reveals the law's ... More


Tort Law in the Aristotelian Tradition

JAMES GORDLEY

in The Philosophical Foundations of Tort Law

Published in print:
1997
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198265795
eISBN:
9780191682971
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198265795.003.0007
Subject:
Law, Philosophy of Law

In medieval and early modern Europe, Aristotle’s brief account of corrective justice in the Nicomachean Ethics was the starting point for those seeking a philosophical explanation of the law of ... More


One Mapping Nostalgia: Velódromo de invierno and Sepharad

Tabea Alexa Linhard

in Jewish Spain: A Mediterranean Memory

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780804787390
eISBN:
9780804791885
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804787390.003.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Jewish Studies

Chapter 1 focuses on the literary depiction of Jewish exile and transit in Spain. Specifically, an analysis of two novels, Juana Salabert's Winter Velodrome and Antonio Muñoz Molina's Sepharad, ... More


This Noble Race has Glorious Aspirations, 1830–1920

George Reid Andrews

in Blackness in the White Nation: A History of Afro-Uruguay

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807834176
eISBN:
9781469606378
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807899601_andrews.5
Subject:
History, Latin American History

This chapter traces the origins of Africans in Uruguay, and discusses the role of Jacinto Ventura de Molina as a mediator between Africans and state agencies. It also describes his strategies in ... More


El Salvador's PMGs Peak and Recede

Julie Mazzei

in Death Squads or Self-Defense Forces?: How Paramilitary Groups Emerge and Challenge Democracy in Latin America

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807833063
eISBN:
9781469605524
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807898611_mazzei.10
Subject:
History, Latin American History

This chapter discusses President Molina's heavy-handed repression, particularly against the university, and his choice of hard-liner Carlos Humberto Romero as candidate for his successor, which drove ... More


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