Oxford Index Search Results

You are looking at 1-20 of 165 items for:

foreknowledge x clear all

Refine by subject

 

Refine by type

Refine by product

 

foreknowledge

Overview page. Subjects: Biblical Studies.

Paul refers to four stages in God's plan of salvation (Rom. 8: 29). First, God had foreknowledge of all the future and so chose the ‘elect’ (cf. Acts 4: 28); then he ‘called’, when those...

See overview in Oxford Index

foreknowledge

W. R. F. Browning.

in A Dictionary of the Bible

January 2009; p ublished online January 2010 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Biblical Studies. 110 words.

Paul refers to four stages in God's plan of *salvation (Rom. 8: 29). First, God had foreknowledge of all

Go to Oxford Reference »  home page

foreknowledge

W. R. F. Browning.

in A Dictionary of the Bible

May 2011; p ublished online October 2012 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Religious Studies; Biblical Studies. 110 words.

Paul refers to four stages in God's plan of salvation (Rom. 8: 29). First, God had foreknowledge of

Go to Oxford Biblical Studies Online »  home page

foreknowledge

Simon Blackburn.

in The Oxford Dictionary of Philosophy

January 2008; p ublished online January 2008 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Philosophy. 37 words.

The ability to predict events before they occur. Traditionally God's foreknowledge, apparently guaranteed by his omniscience, raises severe problems both

Go to Oxford Reference »  home page

foreknowledge

Simon Blackburn.

in The Oxford Dictionary of Philosophy

January 2016; p ublished online March 2016 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Philosophy. 37 words.

The ability to predict events before they occur. Traditionally God’s foreknowledge, apparently guaranteed by his omniscience, raises severe problems both

Go to Oxford Reference »  home page

Foreknowledge

Stephanie Rennick.

in Philosophy

P ublished online February 2017 .

Article. Subjects: Philosophy; Aesthetics and Philosophy of Art; Epistemology; Feminist Philosophy; History of Western Philosophy; Metaphysics; Moral Philosophy; Non-Western Philosophy; Philosophy of Language; Philosophy of Law; Philosophy of Mathematics and Logic; Philosophy of Mind; Philosophy of Religion; Philosophy of Science; Social and Political Philosophy. 9100 words.

Foreknowledge transcends traditional discipline boundaries: discussion of it appears in philosophy of religion, time, action, free will, decision theory, logic, and epistemology....

Go to Oxford Bibliographies »  home page

foreknowledge

Overview page. Subjects: Biblical Studies.

Paul refers to four stages in God's plan of salvation (Rom. 8: 29). First, God had foreknowledge of all the future and so chose the ‘elect’ (cf. Acts 4: 28); then he ‘called’, when those...

See overview in Oxford Index

Timelessness and Foreknowledge

Paul Helm.

in Eternal God

April 1997; p ublished online November 2003 .

Chapter. Subjects: Philosophy of Religion. 4987 words.

This chapter is concerned with the problem of divine foreknowledge and human freedom. It is argued that an appeal to timelessness does not remove that problem, for it is claimed that there...

Go to Oxford Scholarship Online »  abstract

Timelessness and Foreknowledge

Paul Helm.

in Eternal God

December 2010; p ublished online January 2011 .

Chapter. Subjects: Philosophy of Religion. 5021 words.

The alleged incompatibility between divine foreknowledge and human freedom is discussed. Since for a timeless God foreknowledge is not strictly before, does timelessness solve the problem...

Go to Oxford Scholarship Online »  abstract

Divine Foreknowledge and Fatalism

Paul Helm.

in Eternal God

April 1997; p ublished online November 2003 .

Chapter. Subjects: Philosophy of Religion. 6136 words.

It is argued that the compatibility between divine foreknowledge and human libertarian freedom cannot be satisfactorily defended by an appeal to the ’hard fact’–'soft fact’ distinction. The...

Go to Oxford Scholarship Online »  abstract

Divine Foreknowledge and Fatalism

Paul Helm.

in Eternal God

December 2010; p ublished online January 2011 .

Chapter. Subjects: Philosophy of Religion. 6182 words.

This chapter brings together the results of the previous two chapters. It is argued that God's foreknowledge is incompatible with human indeterministic freedom. Does this mean that this...

Go to Oxford Scholarship Online »  abstract

Deception and Foreknowledge

Mark McNeilly.

in Sun Tzu and the Art of Modern Warfare

January 2015; p ublished online February 2015 .

Chapter. Subjects: Political Theory; International Relations. 11459 words.

This chapter discusses the third principle of Sun Tzu’s The Art of War and its application in military situations. Sun Tzu says that one must have “foreknowledge” in order to defeat the...

Go to Oxford Scholarship Online »  abstract

The Foreknowledge Dilemmas

Linda Trinkaus Zagzebski.

in The Dilemma of Freedom and Foreknowledge

June 1996; p ublished online October 2011 .

Chapter. Subjects: Philosophy of Religion. 14771 words.

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...

Go to Oxford Scholarship Online »  abstract

The Truth about Foreknowledge

Patrick Todd.

in Our Fate

February 2016; p ublished online June 2016 .

Chapter. Subjects: Metaphysics. 8766 words.

Todd and Fischer critically evaluate Trenton Merricks’s recent attempt to provide a “new” way of defending compatibilism about divine foreknowledge and human freedom to do otherwise. Their...

Go to Oxford Scholarship Online »  abstract

foreknowledge

in New Oxford Rhyming Dictionary

January 2012; p ublished online May 2013 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Language Reference. 143 words.

abridge, bridge, fridge, frig, midge, ridge • quayage • verbiage • foliage • lineage • ferriage • stowage

Go to Oxford Reference »  home page

foreknowledge

in Oxford Dictionary of Rhymes

January 2007; p ublished online January 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Language Reference. 143 words.

abridge, bridge, fridge, frig, midge, ridge • quayage • verbiage • foliage • lineage • ferriage • stowage

Go to Oxford Reference »  home page

foreknowledge

Ted Honderich.

in The Oxford Companion to Philosophy

January 2005; p ublished online January 2005 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Philosophy. 3 words.

Go to Oxford Reference »  home page

The Dilemma of Freedom and Foreknowledge

Linda Trinkaus Zagzebski.

June 1996; p ublished online October 2011 .

Book. Subjects: Philosophy of Religion. 224 pages.

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....

Go to Oxford Scholarship Online »  abstract

The Providential Usefulness of “Simple Foreknowledge”

Dean Zimmerman.

in Reason, Metaphysics, and Mind

February 2012; p ublished online May 2012 .

Chapter. Subjects: Metaphysics. 12511 words.

There are two ways to combine the doctrine of complete divine foreknowledge with the philosophical thesis of libertarianism (i.e., that freedom and determinism are incompatible): Molinism...

Go to Oxford Scholarship Online »  abstract

Foreknowledge and freedom (Boethius and Gersonides)

John Marenbon.

in Medieval Philosophy

January 2016; p ublished online January 2016 .

Chapter. Subjects: Medieval and Renaissance Philosophy. 4000 words.

Most people take it for granted that some future events are contingent, but ‘Foreknowledge and freedom (Boethius and Gersonides)’ considers the ‘problem of prescience’, which arises when an...

Go to Very Short Introductions »  abstract

Foreknowledge, Causal Relations, and Subjunctive Conditionals

Linda Trinkaus Zagzebski.

in The Dilemma of Freedom and Foreknowledge

June 1996; p ublished online October 2011 .

Chapter. Subjects: Philosophy of Religion. 12285 words.

It is often thought that physical laws just are generalized subjunctive conditionals expressing relations between physical events. Metaphysical laws, on the other hand, seem to be more than...

Go to Oxford Scholarship Online »  abstract