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100 1  Hoffmann, Tobias,|d1967-|eauthor 
245 10 Free will and the rebel angels in medieval philosophy /
       |cTobias Hoffmann 
264  1 Cambridge, UK ;|aNew York, NY :|bCambridge University 
       Press,|c2021 
300    xiv, 292 pages ;|c24 cm 
336    text|btxt|2rdacontent 
337    unmediated|bn|2rdamedia 
338    volume|bnc|2rdacarrier 
504    Includes bibliographical references and index 
505 00 |tIntroduction --|gPart I: Free will.|tFree will with and 
       without Aristotle --|tThe psychological turn and the rise 
       of intellectualism --|tVoluntarism and the condemnation of
       intellectualism --|tIntermediary theories and strict 
       intellectualism --|tRefinements and radicalizations --
       |gPart II: Whence evil?|tDoes evil have a cause? --|tThe 
       will as the cause of evil --|gPart III: Angelic sin.
       |tIntellectualist accounts of the angelic fall --
       |tVoluntarist and intermediary accounts of the angelic 
       fall --|tNecessary (and free?) obstinacy --|tConclusion 
520    "In this book Tobias Hoffmann studies the medieval free 
       will debate during its liveliest period, from the 1220s to
       the 1320s, and clarifies its background in Aristotle, 
       Augustine, and earlier medieval thinkers. Among the wide 
       range of authors he examines are not only wellknown 
       thinkers such as Thomas Aquinas, Duns Scotus, and William 
       of Ockham, but also a number of authors who were just as 
       important in their time and deserve to be rediscovered 
       today. To shed further light on their theories of free 
       will, Hoffmann also explores their competing philosophical
       explanations of the fall of the angels, that is, the 
       hypothesis of an evil choice made by rational beings under
       optimal psychological conditions. As he shows, this test 
       case imposed limits on tracing free choices to cognition. 
       His book provides a comprehensive account of a debate that
       was central to medieval philosophy and continues to occupy
       philosophers today"--|cProvided by publisher 
650  0 Free will and determinism 
650  0 Good and evil 
650  0 Angels 
650  0 Philosophy, Medieval 
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