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Deity as essential

Brian Leftow

in God and Necessity

Published in print September 2012 | ISBN: 9780199263356
Published online January 2013 | e-ISBN: 9780191741777 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199263356.003.0008
Deity as essential

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This chapter provides arguments that the divine nature—deity — is an essential property, and an individual essence (‘haecceity’) of God.

Keywords: God; deity; essence; essential property; haecceity

Chapter.  19148 words. 

Subjects: Philosophy of Religion

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