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The Thomistic Dissolution of the Logical Problem of Evil

Department of Social Sciences, Pasadena City College, Pasadena, CA 91106, USA
Academic Editor: James Sterba
Religions 2021, 12(4), 268; https://doi.org/10.3390/rel12040268
Received: 20 February 2021 / Revised: 2 April 2021 / Accepted: 9 April 2021 / Published: 13 April 2021
In his book ‘Is a Good God Logically Possible?’, James Sterba argues that the existence of much of the evil to be found in the world is logically incompatible with the existence of God. I defend the Thomistic view that when one properly understands the nature of God and of his relationship to the world, this so-called logical problem of evil does not arise. While Sterba has responded to the version of the Thomistic position presented by Brian Davies, I argue that his response fails. View Full-Text
Keywords: problem of evil; theodicy; Thomas Aquinas; James P. Sterba; Brian Davies problem of evil; theodicy; Thomas Aquinas; James P. Sterba; Brian Davies
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Feser, E. The Thomistic Dissolution of the Logical Problem of Evil. Religions 2021, 12, 268. https://doi.org/10.3390/rel12040268

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Feser E. The Thomistic Dissolution of the Logical Problem of Evil. Religions. 2021; 12(4):268. https://doi.org/10.3390/rel12040268

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Feser, Edward. 2021. "The Thomistic Dissolution of the Logical Problem of Evil" Religions 12, no. 4: 268. https://doi.org/10.3390/rel12040268

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