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by Thomas V. Morris

  • Author: Thomas V. Morris
  • ISBN: 0801495172
  • ISBN13: 978-0801495175
  • ePub: 1980 kb | FB2: 1257 kb
  • Language: English
  • Publisher: Cornell Univ Pr; 1st edition (December 1, 1988)
  • Pages: 368
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Divine and Human Action: Essays in the Metaphysics of Theism ePub download

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It focuses on a vitally important but, in the past century or so, relatively neglected terrain within the province of theistic metaphysics. In this paper, I want to examine a number of interrelated issues in what might be called the metaphysics of divine action: creation, sustenance, law, miracle, providence, and chance. Thus my title is rather narrow for the topics considered. But it is the topic chance that I shall be working toward.

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One of his earliest publications remains a classic text in contemporary philosophical theology, The Logic of God Incarnate. He has also written other important works in general philosophy, as well as in philosophical theology, such as Anselmian Explorations: Essays in Philosophical Theology (1987), Divine and Human Action: Essays in the Metaphysics of Theism (1988), Philosophy and the Christian Faith (1988), Our Idea. In this book, Morris highlighted Pascal's observation that diversion is one of the greatest spiritual dangers of our age. Morris argues that diversion can only keep the "big questions" about the meaning of life at bay for so long.

In T. V. Morris (E., Divine and human action: essays in the metaphysics of theism (pp. 75–118). Wippel, J. F. (2007). Thomas Aquinas on creatures as causes of Esse. In Metaphysical themes in Thomas Aquinas II (pp. 172–193). Ithaca: Cornell University Press. The Catholic University of America Press.

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