Alvin Plantinga. University of Notre Dame. Follow. Abstract. This book discusses and exemplifies the philosophy of religion, or philosophical reflection on central. God, Freedom, And Evil – Alvin Plantinga – Free download as PDF File .pdf), Text File .txt) or read online for free. PAGE 18 IS MISSING. HERE IS THE MISSING. For a critical account of verificationism see Plantinga, God and Other Minds, chap. 7. Excerpted from: Alvin Plantinga. God, Freedom, and Evil ().

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It is not meant to help people in the midst of suffering. Essays on the Axiological Consequences of Theism. A New Problem of Evil. So if you are looking for a pastoral help this isn’t it.

Oct 18, Russell rated it it was ok. The Physiognomy of Responsibility. Apologetics is a non-profit ministry.

Students can understand this book; they must only be willing to plzntinga as hard as they read. So I wasn’t persuaded that he dealt with either effectively he also spends very little time on each. The Problem of Evil and the Problem of God.

God, Freedom, and Evil Chapters Plantinga further clarifies classical theism by noting that an omnipotent God cannot create just any world. I would highly recommend this book to theists and atheists alike. Christian reviewers who think this book offers some kind of blow to atheism are just engaging in wishful thin Plantiga built a very clever logical argument here, but there are flaws e.


This book primarily deals with the following question: Jul 27, Lee Harmon rated it really liked it.

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He shows using logic how free will results in evil and therefore does not disproof God. Regardless of its flaws, God, Freedom, and Evil is a classic work in the philosophy of religion. Essays in Philosophical Theology William P.

Although I believe Plantinga successfully reasons his positions in God, Freedom, and EvilI do not think he will convince anyone to annd sides. Jan 04, Scott rated it liked it. The Irrelevance of Kants Objection. Soundness, on the other hand, occurs when an argument is both valid and true.

Refresh and try again. God, Freedom, and Evil is a challenging book to evli through yet it offers a sound defense to the logical problem of evil. In order to refute this argument, Plantinga says, one must be able to wlvin a sufficient reason why an all-powerful and all-good God would permit evil to exist in the world He created. Plantinga also, perhaps unwittingly, advocates a social Darwinism in which the rich and physically powerful are able to murder, rape and steal from weaker individuals and are therefore less able to exercise their own free will to prevent their own suffering.


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God, Freedom, and Evil

Required Field Not a valid email. God, Freedom, and Evil Essays in philosophy. Furthermore, Plantinga’s Ontological Argument for the existence of God using modal logic made me seriously reconsider my atheism.

Plantiga built a very clever logical argument here, but there are flaws e. May 16, Ifa Mujawar rated it it was ok.

Feb 12, Wyatt Houtz rated it did not like it Shelves: Alston Snippet view – Christian reviewers who think this book offers some kind of blow to atheism are just engaging in wishful thinking. It’s a rigorous defense of molinist thought against the problem of evil Anyways, fteedom is a good book! Read this for a master’s level philosophy of religion course.