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Author Dana, James, 1735-1812.

Title An examination of the late Reverend President Edwards's 'Enquiry on freedom of will'
Published Boston : Printed by Daniel Kneeland for Thomas Leverett, 1770
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Description 1 online resource ( xi, 3 pages, 3-140pages)
Summary "Exhibiting a general view of Mr. Edwards's scheme; with the design and method proposed in these remarks. It is quite beside the purpose of the following remarks to enquire, whether the general scheme of doctrine Mr. Edwards intended to establish in his enquiry be rational and scriptural. It is only the foundation principle we aim to consider: the system built hereupon, whether true or false, is not, by the generality of Calvinistic Divines, made to depend on the same basis. The principal subject: of the book before us is, 'What determines the will?' And through the whale performance great pains is taken to demonstrate, that moral necessity and liberty are convertible terms. The perplexity, confusion, and uncertainty, which disquisitions of this sort are attended with, is sufficiently known. We shall endeavour to keep out of the clouds as much as the nature of the subject; will admit"--Introduction. (PsycINFO Database Record (c) 2012 APA, all rights reserved)
Notes Also issued in print
Subject Edwards, Jonathan, 1703-1758. Inquiry concerning the freedom of will
Free will and determinism -- Early works to 1800.
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