A summary of my article ‘Abilities to do otherwise’

[ This is a summary of ‘Abilities to do otherwise’, the topic of which I have recently been working on again. ] Abilities not defined solely by stimulus and manifestation The first point I argue for (section 2) is that intrinsic dispositions and abilities are not to be defined solely in terms of stimulus conditions … Continue reading »

Article: Possibilities for divine freedom

Article: Possibilities for divine freedom

Back in April of last year I was asked whether I might be interested in contributing to an issue of Roczniki Filozoficzne, a philosophy journal published by the Catholic University of Lublin. I was keen to submit something on the topic of divine freedom and the following article is the result. The brief was for … Continue reading »

Why I’m a vegetarian – part 2 (climate change)

Why I’m a vegetarian – part 2 (climate change)

Veganuary EDIT: This post was updated Jan 10 to reflect further research into the issue; I would like to thank Jeff Anhang for pointing me in the direction of various pertinent resources. This January I’m participating in Veganuary, a “give veganism a go in January” campaign co-founded by Matthew Glover and Jane Land. Before writing … Continue reading »

Audio recording of the Five Arminian Articles of 1610

Audio recording of the Five Arminian Articles of 1610

The Five Arminian Articles of 1610 were formulated by the followers of Jacobus Arminius after his death. They form part of the “Remonstrance” which Arminius’s followers and colleagues drew up and presented to Johan van Oldenbarnevelt, a Dutch statesman, in the summer of 1610. The Five Articles describe five positive points of belief to which … Continue reading »