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AuthorMcCloskey, H. J. author
TitleGod and Evil [electronic resource] / by H. J. McCloskey
ImprintDordrecht : Springer Netherlands, 1974
Connect tohttp://dx.doi.org/10.1007/978-94-015-0655-7
Descript 132 p. online resource

CONTENT

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 -- Godโ{128}{153}s Attributes as Literally Ascribed -- Non-Literal Accounts of Godโ{128}{153}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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