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The Formalities of Omniscience

  • A. N. Prior (a1)
  • DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1017/S0031819100036780
  • Published online: 01 February 2009
Abstract

WHAT do we mean by saying that a being, God for example, is omniscient? One way of answering this question is to translate ‘God is omniscient’ into some slightly more formalised language than colloquial English, e.g. one with variables of a number of different types, including variables replaceable by statements, and quantifiers binding thes.

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