Tag Archives: Free Will

Motivating the Problem of Evil

“Should everything you read be fun?” Students have trouble caring about the traditional Problem of Evil: whether God should have created an evil-free universe. And while discussions of free will do pique their interest, they distract from the truly motivating … Continue reading

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“Me teaching monads to you is like you teaching your parents about flashmobs.”

“Me teaching Monads to you is like you teaching your parents about flashmobs.” When I said this during office hours, I realized I’d finally found a way to teach about monads. 1. Leibnizian Metaphysics According to Gottfried Leibniz, there is … Continue reading

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