Providence and Evil: The Stanton Lectures 1971-2

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CUP Archive, 1977 - Philosophy - 153 pages
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Examines the question: if the world is planned in all its detail by a mind, can that mind be called good, given the world's actual nature?
 

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Contents

Introduction
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able to override logic by Descartes and by many
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Omnipotence
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God can bring about everything that God can bring
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happens may be false if the thing in question already
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opportunity and so on do not apply to God But pro
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man We use such as propositions in ordinary life quite
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actual state of affairs given e g his promises and what
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that it always was going to happen By reason of some
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going to happen and human action may have made
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not see the future he knows it by controlling it
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responsible for it like a man watching a murder from
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C S Lewiss attempts
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infer that God is frustrated when an acorn does
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not because of
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Original
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made himself need his creatures and became liable
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The simple rule about Gods knowledge is given by
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