The Costs of Ockhamism

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This paper has a twofold aim. The first is to offer a precise definition of soft fact. Without such definition it is impossible to assess the Ockhamist solution to the problem of divine foreknowledge and human freedom in an accurate way. The second purpose is to identify the costs of such a solution, distinguishing them from some of the other costs usually ascribed to Ockhamism, which Ockhamism does not actually need to pay. In particular, it is argued that Ockhamism is committed to the view that a true future exists and to a form of backward causation.
Lingua originaleEnglish
pagine (da-a)489-507
Numero di pagine19
Stato di pubblicazionePubblicato - 2016


  • Divine foreknowledge
  • Ockhamism
  • Temporal Logic
  • Thin red line


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