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The problem of evil : the Gifford lectures delivered in the University of St. Andrews in 2003

Author: Peter Van Inwagen
Publisher: Oxford : Clarendon : Oxford University, 2006.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Discusses a range of topics of interest to philosophers and theologians, such as: the concept of God; what might be meant by describing a philosophical argument as a failure; the distinction between  Read more...

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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Peter Van Inwagen
ISBN: 0199245606 9780199245604
OCLC Number: 427458516
Description: xiv, 183 p
Contents: Introduction ; 1. The Problem of Evil and the Argument from Evil ; 2. The Idea of God ; 3. Philosophical Failure ; 4. The Global Argument from Evil ; 5. The Global Argument Continued ; 6. The Local Argument from Evil ; 7. The Sufferings of Beasts ; 8. The Hiddenness of God
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[a] fine book * Trenton Merricks, The Times Literary Supplement * Van Inwagen must be the clearest writer and the best stylist in analytic philosophy, at least since the passing of W. V. Quine. * Read more...

 
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