Archives for September 6, 2013

He Said It Better Than I Did: A Guest’s Comment about Molinism

  Are Arminian Theology and Middle Knowledge Compatible? Very nice essay, Roger. You've put your finger on a key internal tension within Molinism.While Molinism is *officially* committed to a libertarian view of creaturely freedom (and thus soft determinists like Ware are *not* Molinists, even if they co-opt the label), such a view of freedom requires that middle knowledge counterfactuals of actual creatures be explanatorily *posterior* to actual creaturely free choices. Thus, if Adam … [Read more...]