ISBN-10:
9048183952
ISBN-13:
9789048183951
Pub. Date:
12/22/2010
Publisher:
Springer Netherlands
Divine Omniscience and Omnipotence in Medieval Philosophy: Islamic, Jewish and Christian Perspectives / Edition 1

Divine Omniscience and Omnipotence in Medieval Philosophy: Islamic, Jewish and Christian Perspectives / Edition 1

by Tamar Rudavsky

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ISBN-13: 9789048183951
Publisher: Springer Netherlands
Publication date: 12/22/2010
Series: Synthese Historical Library , #25
Edition description: Softcover reprint of hardcover 1st ed. 1984
Pages: 299
Product dimensions: 5.98(w) x 8.78(h) x 0.03(d)

Table of Contents

Introductory.- Divine Omniscience, Omnipotence and Future Contingents: An Overview.- Nos Ipsi Principia Sumus: Boethius and the Basis of Contingency.- Islamic Perspectives.- Wrongdoing and Divine Omnipotence in the Theology of Ab? Is??q An-Na???m.- Can God do What is Wrong?.- Divine Omniscience and Future Contingents in Alfarabi and Avicenna.- Some Reflections on the Problem of Future Contingency in Alfarabi, Avicenna, and Averroes.- Jewish Perspectives.- The Binding of Isaac: A Test-Case of Divine Foreknowledge.- Philosophical Exegesis in Historical Perspective: The Case of the Binding of Isaac.- Providence, Divine Omniscience and Possibility: The Case of Maimonides.- Divine Omniscience, Contingency and Prophecy in Gersonides.- Christian Perspectives.- Divine Omnipotence in the Early Sentences.- Divine Knowledge, Divine Power and Human Freedom in Thomas Aquinas and Henry of Ghent.- The Dialectic of Omnipotence in the High and Late Middle Ages.

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