Of God and His Creatures

Is the power 'to consider this or that' anything more than an application of the power 'actually to consider or to cease from considering'? I merely move the question, which is one of some subtlety. -- The latter half of this chapter contains the one thorough- going refutation, perhaps, ever given of the determinism of Socrates and Plato, who reduced moral to intellectual error, and put it beyond the control of the will.

Of God and His Creatures: 3.10