Thought: A Journal of Philosophy 7 (2):119-121 (2018)

Andrew Tedder
Czech Academy of Sciences
Guillermo Badia
University of Queensland
Beall and Cotnoir (2017) argue that theists may accept the claim that God's omnipotence is fully unrestricted if they also adopt a suitable nonclassical logic. Their primary focus is on the infamous Stone problem (i.e., whether God can create a stone too heavy for God to lift). We show how unrestricted omnipotence generates Curry‐like paradoxes. The upshot is that Beall and Cotnoir only provide a solution to one version of the Stone problem, but that unrestricted omnipotence generates other problems which they do not adequately address.
Keywords Curry's paradox  Logic  Omnipotence  Stone problem  Theological paradoxes
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DOI 10.1002/tht3.376
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