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Perry’s Logical Argument

Energetic Procession

My next post will focus on Origen and his dialectic of opposition.

Hypothetical Syllogism (HS)

If A, then B
If B, then C
If A, then C

This is a valid inference rule. If the premises are true, it will always lead you to the truth. The same can be said for Modus Ponens.

If P, then Q
P
Therefore Q

Clear? Good. Now try this,

1. IF p, then q
2. IF q, then r
3. Then, If p, then r (1,2 HS)
4. p (premise)
5. Therefore r, (3,4 MP)

Clear? Good. Now try this…

1. If God is absolutely simple (P), then his act of will to create is identical with his essence (R).
2. If God’s act of will to create is identical with his essence (R), then his act of will to create is necessary. (Q)
3. If God is absolutely simple (P), then his…

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