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John Perry--author of the acclaimed Dialogue on Personal Identity and Immortality (Hackett Publishing Co., 1978)--revisits Gretchen Weirob in this lively and absorbing dialogue on good, evil, and the existence of God. In the early part of the work, Gretchen and her friends consider whether evil provides a problem for those who believe in the perfection of God. As the discuJohn Perry--author of the acclaimed Dialogue on Personal Identity and Immortality (Hackett Publishing Co., 1978)--revisits Gretchen Weirob in this lively and absorbing dialogue on good, evil, and the existence of God. In the early part of the work, Gretchen and her friends consider whether evil provides a problem for those who believe in the perfection of God. As the discussion continues they consider the nature of human evil—whether, for example, fully rational actions can be intentionally evil. Recurring themes are the distinction between natural evil and evil done by free agents, and the problems the Holocaust and other cases of genocide pose for conceptions of the universe as a basically good place, or humans as basically good beings. Once again, Perry’s ability to get at the heart of matters combines with his exemplary skill at writing the dialogue form. An ideal volume for introducing students to the subtleties and intricacies of philosophical discussion....

Title : Dialogue on Good, Evil, and the Existence of God
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ISBN : 9780872204607
Format Type : Paperback
Number of Pages : 98 Pages
Status : Available For Download
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Dialogue on Good, Evil, and the Existence of God Reviews

  • Mohadese
    2018-11-29 05:42

    درباره‌ی مسأله‌ی شر. با زبانی ساده. برای آشنایی با این مسأله از نظر فلسفی کتاب اجمالی خوبی است

  • Rudolph
    2018-11-22 03:42

    The dialogue kept me engaged and finished the book in two hours.

  • Dwpage
    2018-11-29 05:30

    This is a fair and concise introduction to the logical problem of evil and a famous response to it–the free will defense. It is narrow in scope, but does a good job with what it covers.