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Debate on Calvinistic Compatibilism Part 19: Derek Responds

  Matt, Thank you for these additional comments and questions. How is it possible you still aren’t persuaded?  Well, to be honest, you are a great challenger and make excellent use of logic in your argumentation. In the interest of … Continue reading

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Debate on Calvinistic Compatibilism Post 14: Matt Responds

Hi Derek, I enjoy reading your responses  However I feel you are summarizing my responses too much and doing so in a generalized manner that ignores key terms and allows you to bypass the thrust of some of my comments. It … Continue reading

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Debate on Calvinistic Compatibilism Part 6: Matt Responds

Hi Derek, Thanks for the response. So you concede that you have never had a thought or desire that was not pre-determined by God? Remember you are trying to argue that compatibilism is fundamentally distinguished from hard determinism because it … Continue reading

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Debate on Calvinistic Compatibilism Part 3: Derek Responds

Matt, Thank you for your thoughtful reply. You may be aware that there are “middle knowledge” Calvinists who affirm something similar to Molinism but in a compatibilistic construct rather than as a solution to the problem of libertarian freedom in … Continue reading

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