Ethics and the Problem of Evil
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Ethics and the Problem of Evil

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The problem of evil has been an extremely active area of study in the philosophy of religion for many years. Until now, most sources have focused on logical, metaphysical, and epistemological issues, leaving moral questions as open territory. With the resources of ethical theory firmly in hand, this volume provides lively insight into this ageless philosophical issue.show more

Product details

  • Hardback | 182 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 14.22mm | 439.98g
  • Indiana University Press
  • Bloomington, IN, United States
  • English
  • 0253024250
  • 9780253024251

About James P. Sterba

James P. Sterba is Professor of Philosophy at the University of Notre Dame. He is author of many books, including From Rationality to Equality.show more

Table of contents

AcknowledgmentsIntroduction1. A Modest Proposal? Caveat Emptor! Moral Theory and Problems of EvilMarilyn Adams2. Kant, Job, and the Problem of EvilJohn Hare3. Good Persons, Good Aims, and the Problem of EvilLinda Zagzebski4. Does God Cooperate with Evil?Laura Garcia5. The Problem of Evil: Excessive Unnecessary SufferingBruce Russell6. Beyond the Impasse: Contemporary Moral Theory and the Crisis of Skeptical TheismStephen J Wykstra7. Perfection, Evil, and MoralityStephen MaitzenConclusionNotesIndexshow more