God and Evil

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9789024716043
  • Publisher: Springer Netherlands
  • Publication date: 4/30/1974
  • Edition description: 1986
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 144
  • Product dimensions: 6.14 (w) x 9.21 (h) x 0.31 (d)

Table of Contents

I. The Problem Stated: The Need for a Solution.- On the Need for Solutions to the Problem of Evil.- II. Evils: Past, Present and Future.- III. Ethical Presuppositions of the Problem of Evil.- The Theistic Theory.- Subjectivist, Non-Cognitivist Theories.- Other Attitude Theories.- The Privation Account of Evil.- Assessing the Privation Theory.- Evil as Unreal.- Conclusion.- IV. The Nature and Attributes of God.- God’s Attributes as Literally Ascribed.- Non-Literal Accounts of God’s Attributes.- God as a Person: His Personal Traits.- V. God as Finite and Imperfect: Worshipworthiness.- God as Finite in Power.- An Omnipotent God Who is Morally Imperfect.- A God Imperfect Both in Power and Goodness.- The Worshipworthiness of an Omnipotent, Omniscient, Good God.- VI. Must a World Created by an All-Perfect Being be Wholly Free of Evil?.- VII. The Best of All Possible Worlds.- VIII. The World as Good Over-All.- Section A. Solutions to the Problem Posed by Physical Evil.- Section B. Moral Evil.- Index of Proper Names.

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