Class Notes (836,562)
Canada (509,854)
Philosophy (97)
PHIL 1200 (82)
Lecture 11

PHIL 1200 Lecture 11: Lecture 11
Premium

3 Pages
48 Views
Unlock Document

Department
Philosophy
Course
PHIL 1200
Professor
David R.Hampton
Semester
Summer

Description
lD82R More specifically it is about God’s omnipotence and benevolence The argument in one of its oldest formulations, that of the ancient philosopher Epicurus Is God willing to prevent evil, but not able? Then he is impotent Is he able, but not willing? Then he is malevolent Is he both able and willing? Whence then is evil? Suffering, murder, natural disasters Is evil relative to subjects Is there true evil in this world if you think about it relatively HickwilltrytodefendtheChristianfaithinabenevolentandomnipotent God against this problem What will not work, according to Hick, trying to deny any of the 3 components of the problem Therefore: Evil is not an illusion o As some think o But a reality
More Less

Related notes for PHIL 1200

Log In


OR

Join OneClass

Access over 10 million pages of study
documents for 1.3 million courses.

Sign up

Join to view


OR

By registering, I agree to the Terms and Privacy Policies
Already have an account?
Just a few more details

So we can recommend you notes for your school.

Reset Password

Please enter below the email address you registered with and we will send you a link to reset your password.

Add your courses

Get notes from the top students in your class.


Submit