Philosophy Lexicon of Arguments

Omniscience: the ability to know all statements. - Logical problem even the understanding of a logically true statement could could cause the requirement, that all logical consequences are known. E.g. Knowing the calculation rules would logically require that all the results are known.

Annotation: The above characterizations of concepts are neither definitions nor exhausting presentations of problems related to them. Instead, they are intended to give a short introduction to the contributions below. – Lexicon of Arguments.

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Chisholm II M.David/L. Stubenberg (Hg) Philosophische Aufsätze zu Ehren von R.M. Chisholm Graz 1986

II 95ff
Omniscience / determinism / Gombocz: omniscience and freedom of action may be in conflict: the free-doer must be able to disappoint the forecast of the omniscient - formal paradox: the knowledge of the Omniscient shall contain at least the logical truth that the actions of the free-doer are free ((s) or that there is no freedom) -. omniscience does not rule out the possibility that others are omniscient, which leads to compensation losses in the other, if this free nature should be limited.
II 102
VsTheism / omniscience / Gombocz: endangered by will - variant: God limited his knowledge intentionally.

Explanation of symbols: Roman numerals indicate the source, arabic numerals indicate the page number. The corresponding books are indicated on the right hand side. ((s)…): Comment by the sender of the contribution.

Chi I
R. Chisholm
Die erste Person Frankfurt 1992

Roderick M. Chisholm
Erkenntnistheorie Graz 2004

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