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Being, Freedom, and MethodThemes from the Philosophy of Peter van Inwagen$
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John A. Keller

Print publication date: 2017

Print ISBN-13: 9780198715702

Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: January 2017

DOI: 10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198715702.001.0001

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(p.1) Introduction
Being, Freedom, and Method

John A. Keller

Oxford University Press

Reflective persons unswayed by wishful thinking can themselves now and again have cause to wonder what, if anything, they are talking about.

Quine (1960: 242)1

1 Reproduced with permission from Willard van Orman Quine, Word and Object, and The MIT Press.

Famously, or perhaps infamously, Peter van Inwagen doesn’t understand some things. Of course, there are things that few or none of us understand. But van Inwagen doesn’t understand some things that the rest of us seem to. For that reason, many people find van Inwagen’s incomprehension—or at least his ...

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