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The Evidential Argument from Evil By Daniel Howard-Snyder,

  • Title: The Evidential Argument from Evil
  • Author: Daniel Howard-Snyder
  • ISBN: 9780253210289
  • Page: 380
  • Format: Paperback
  • Is evil evidence against the existence of God Even if God and evil are compatible, it remains hotly contested whether evil renders belief in God unreasonable The Evidential Argument from Evil presents five classic statements on this issue by eminent philosophers and theologians and places them in dialogue with eleven original essays reflecting new thinking by these and oIs evil evidence against the existence of God Even if God and evil are compatible, it remains hotly contested whether evil renders belief in God unreasonable The Evidential Argument from Evil presents five classic statements on this issue by eminent philosophers and theologians and places them in dialogue with eleven original essays reflecting new thinking by these and other scholars The volume focuses on two versions of the argument The first affirms that there is no reason for God to permit either certain specific horrors or the variety and profusion of undeserved suffering The second asserts that pleasure and pain, given their biological role, are better explained by hypotheses other than theism.Contributors include William P Alston, Paul Draper, Richard M Gale, Daniel Howard Snyder, Alvin Plantinga, William L Rowe, Bruce Russell, Eleonore Stump, Richard G Swinburne, Peter van Inwagen, and Stephen John Wykstra.
    The Evidential Argument from Evil Is evil evidence against the existence of God Even if God and evil are compatible it remains hotly contested whether evil renders belief in God unreasonable The Evidential Argument from Evil presents

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    1. An important edition of top notch articles about the evidential argument from evil written by leading philosophers of religion like Plantinga, Rowe, Swinburne, van Inwagen, and Alston Rowe s and Draper s original formulations are there, with replies and counter replies.This collection is foremost important for bringing the debate on another level Rowe s latest Bayesian formulation of the argument and Howard Snyder s response is worth the price alone For anyone who is a serious student of philoso [...]

    2. Excellent collection of articles, though incredibly dense and difficult analytic philosophy to work through.

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