God, the Best, and Evil

God, the Best, and Evil

by Bruce Langtry

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ISBN-13: 9780191553516
Publisher: OUP Oxford
Publication date: 05/01/2008
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
File size: 340 KB

About the Author

Bruce Langtry was a student at the University of Sydney, where he obtained his BA and PhD, and was appointed to a teaching fellowship. He spent four years teaching at the University of Tasmania before moving to the University of Melbourne in May, 1976. His current main research is in philosophy of religion, but he has also published journal articles and book chapters in a wide variety of other areas.

Table of Contents

1. Introduction: Problems, concepts, and background theories
2. God and worlds than which there are none better
3. Divine choice from infinite hierarchies of creatable worlds
4. World-creation when there are prime worlds
5. Empirical objections to theism, not based on evil
6. Logical arguments from evil, against the existence of God
7. Theodicy for two general truths about evil

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