The Resource Evil and a good God, Bruce R. Reichenbach

Evil and a good God, Bruce R. Reichenbach

Label
Evil and a good God
Title
Evil and a good God
Statement of responsibility
Bruce R. Reichenbach
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Reichenbach, Bruce R
Index
index present
LC call number
BJ1401
LC item number
.R44 1982
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Good and evil
  • Theodicy
  • Good and evil
  • Theodicy
  • Theodicee
  • ((Das)) Böse
  • Gott
Label
Evil and a good God, Bruce R. Reichenbach
Instantiates
Publication
Note
"A Rose Hill book"--Cover p. 4
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Preface -- Moral and natural evil -- The significance of evil -- The deductive argument from evil -- Is evil ever necessary to the good? -- The inductive argument from evil -- The theist's response -- Presuppositions -- Definitions -- Presuppositions -- Libertarianism -- Theodicy for moral evils -- Perfectly good moral agents and moral evil -- Causing and bringing about -- Persuasion and the quantity of moral evil -- Theodicy for natural evils -- Natural evils as punishment for wrongdoing -- Natural evils as necessary means to the good -- Argument from natural laws -- Objections -- Conclusion -- Must God create the best possible world? -- Is the notion "best possible world" meaningful? -- Conclusion -- Why is God good? -- God is good because of his nature -- Goodness and morally significant freedom -- God is good because he does and is disposed to do the good -- Objections and replies -- Conclusion -- Is God omnipotent or finite in power? -- What is omnipotence? -- The paradox of omnipotence -- Limits on God's power -- Can God limit himself? -- God as internally bounded in power -- Limits imposed by creation -- Conclusion -- Index
Dimensions
23 cm.
Extent
xv, 198 p.
Isbn
9780823210800
Isbn Type
(hard)
Lccn
82071120
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other control number
000768381
System control number
(OCoLC)9048868
Label
Evil and a good God, Bruce R. Reichenbach
Publication
Note
"A Rose Hill book"--Cover p. 4
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Preface -- Moral and natural evil -- The significance of evil -- The deductive argument from evil -- Is evil ever necessary to the good? -- The inductive argument from evil -- The theist's response -- Presuppositions -- Definitions -- Presuppositions -- Libertarianism -- Theodicy for moral evils -- Perfectly good moral agents and moral evil -- Causing and bringing about -- Persuasion and the quantity of moral evil -- Theodicy for natural evils -- Natural evils as punishment for wrongdoing -- Natural evils as necessary means to the good -- Argument from natural laws -- Objections -- Conclusion -- Must God create the best possible world? -- Is the notion "best possible world" meaningful? -- Conclusion -- Why is God good? -- God is good because of his nature -- Goodness and morally significant freedom -- God is good because he does and is disposed to do the good -- Objections and replies -- Conclusion -- Is God omnipotent or finite in power? -- What is omnipotence? -- The paradox of omnipotence -- Limits on God's power -- Can God limit himself? -- God as internally bounded in power -- Limits imposed by creation -- Conclusion -- Index
Dimensions
23 cm.
Extent
xv, 198 p.
Isbn
9780823210800
Isbn Type
(hard)
Lccn
82071120
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other control number
000768381
System control number
(OCoLC)9048868

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