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Problems of and Explanations for Evil

Michael J. Murray

in Nature Red in Tooth and Claw: Theism and the Problem of Animal Suffering

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2008
ISBN:
9780199237272
eISBN:
9780191717291
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199237272.003.0002
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Religion

This chapter offers an overview of recent attempts to argue that evil provides powerful if not decisive reasons for rejecting theism. Those arguments aim to show that we have sufficient reason to ... More


Theism, Pro-Theism, Hasker, and Gratuitous Evil

Klaas J. Kraay

in Oxford Studies in Philosophy of Religion Volume 9

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
October 2019
ISBN:
9780198845492
eISBN:
9780191880698
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198845492.003.0003
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Religion

In contemporary analytic philosophy of religion, it is widely held that if God exists, no gratuitous evil occurs. In an important series of papers, however, William Hasker has resisted this view. If ... More


On the Epistemological Framework for Skeptical Theism

John M. DePoe

in Skeptical Theism: New Essays

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2014
ISBN:
9780199661183
eISBN:
9780191785566
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199661183.003.0003
Subject:
Religion, Religious Studies, Philosophy of Religion

Most contemporary versions of skeptical theism are motivated solely by the idea that the human cognitive situation is such that individuals are unable to distinguish whether or not their judgment ... More


The Local Argument from Evil

Peter van Inwagen

in The Problem of Evil: The Gifford Lectures delivered in the University of St Andrews in 2003

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
May 2007
ISBN:
9780199245604
eISBN:
9780191715310
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199245604.003.0006
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

Local arguments from evil proceed not from a premise about ‘all the evils of the world’, but from a premise about a single horrible event. They take the form, ‘If there were a God, that would not ... More


Oxford Studies in Philosophy of Religion Volume 4

Jonathan Kvanvig (ed.)

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199656417
eISBN:
9780191742163
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199656417.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Religion

This book is an annual volume offering a regular snapshot of state-of-the-art work in this longstanding area of philosophy that has seen an explosive growth of interest over the past half century. ... More


Four More Objections

Michael J. Almeida

in Freedom, God, and Worlds

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199640027
eISBN:
9780191741937
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199640027.003.0008
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Religion, Metaphysics/Epistemology

This chapter addresses the problem of divine freedom, the problem of no best world, the evidential argument from evil, and the Darwinian problem of evil. The chapter shows that God's essential ... More


God and Gratuitous Evil: A Response to Klaas Kraay

William Hasker

in Oxford Studies in Philosophy of Religion Volume 9

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
October 2019
ISBN:
9780198845492
eISBN:
9780191880698
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198845492.003.0004
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Religion

In Chapter 3 of this volume, Klaas Kraay presented a critique of William Hasker’s necessity-of-gratuitous-evil defense against the evidential problem of evil (the NGE defense). Hasker’s response here ... More


Theistic Modal Realism? *

Michael J. Almeida

in Oxford Studies in Philosophy of Religion Volume 3

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2011
ISBN:
9780199603213
eISBN:
9780191725388
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199603213.003.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Religion, Metaphysics/Epistemology

Genuine modal realism and counterpart theory afford theists interesting ways to resolve some recalcitrant problems in philosophical theology. There are straightforward solutions to the problem of No ... More


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