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The Problem of Evil

Mark Larrimore

The Problem of Evil

Mark Larrimore

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This "Reader" brings together primary sources from philosophy, theology and literature to chart the many and changing ways evil has been approached and understood, and to examine the diverse implications it has had for belief and unbelief. ^Will fill a major gap in the publishing market. ^Provides primary source readings for courses on religion and evil. ^A key issue in religious thought - this book will change the way the subject is taught. ^Author is one of the brightest young religious philosophers in America.

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About "The Problem of Evil"

This "Reader" brings together primary sources from philosophy, theology and literature to chart the many and changing ways evil has been approached and understood, and to examine the diverse implications it has had for belief and unbelief. ^Will fill a major gap in the publishing market. ^Provides primary source readings for courses on religion and evil. ^A key issue in religious thought - this book will change the way the subject is taught. ^Author is one of the brightest young religious philosophers in America.
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Meet the Author

Mark Larrimore

Mark Larrimore is Assistant Professor of Religion and Preceptor at the University Center for Human Values at Princeton University. He is currently completing a study on the ethics of Leibniz's Theodicy.

Table Of Contents

  • Introduction: Responding To Evils. How To Use This Book. Part I:
  • Beginnings: Timaeus: Plato. On The Nature Of The Universe: Lucretius.
  • Phaethon: Ovid. On Providence: Seneca. Encheiridion: Epictetus. Against
  • Heretics: Irenaeus Of Lyons. God: Sextus Empiricus. Providence: First
  • Treatise: Plotinus. The Anger Of God: Lactantius. City Of God: Augustine.
  • On The Divine Names And Mystical Theology: Pseudo-dionysius. The
  • Consolation Of Philosophy: Boethius. Part Ii: Before Theodicy: On The Fall
  • Of The Devil: Anselm Of Canterbury. To The Congregation Of Nuns: Hildegard
  • Of Bingen. Guide Of The Perplexed: Moses Maimonides. Summa Theologica:
  • Thomas Aquinas. Three Liturgies: Stabat Mater, A 15th-century Sarum, And
  • Dies Irae Meister Eckhart, Blessed Are The Poor In Spirit. Patient
  • Griselda: Geoffrey Chaucer. Showings: Julian Of Norwich. The Imitation Of
  • Christ: Thomas à
  • Kempis. Prefaces To Job, Ecclesiastes, And The Psalter: Martin Luther.
  • John Calvin, The Institutes Of The Christian Religion: John Calvin. Batter
  • My Heart, Three-personed God: John Donne. Part Iii: The Rise Of Theodicy:
  • Leviathan: Thomas Hobbes. Paradise Lost: John Milton. Ethics: Baruch
  • Spinoza. The True Intellectual System Of The Universe: Ralph Cudworth.
  • Principles Of The Most Ancient And Modern Philosophy: Anne Conway.
  • Dialogues On Metaphysics And On Religion: Nicolas Malebranche. Manichees:
  • Pierre Bayle. Theodicy: G. W. Leibnitz. An Essay On Man: Alexander Pope.
  • The Lisbon Earthquake: Voltaire. Jean-jacques Rousseau, To Voltaire,
  • August 18, 1756. Dialogues Concerning Natural Religion: David Hume. On The
  • Miscarriage Of All Philosophical Trials In Theodicy: Immanuel Kant. Part
  • Iv: Beyond Optimism: An Essay On The Principle Of Population: Thomas
  • Robert Malhus. Philosophical Investigations Into The Essence Of Human
  • Freedom: F. W. Schelling. To George & Georgiana Keats, 14 February-8 May
  • 1819: John Keats. The Philosophical History Of The World: Georg Wilhelm
  • Friedrich Hegel. The Tragic: Ralph Waldo Emerson. The World As Will And
  • Representation: Arthur Schopenhauer. Charles Darwin, To Asa Gray, 22 May
  • 1860. An Examination Of Sir William Hamilton's Philosophy: John Stuart
  • Mill. The Brothers Karamazov: Fyodor Dostoyevsky. On The Genealogy Of
  • Moralit: Freidrich Neitsche. Thou Art Indeed Just, Lord: Gerald Manley
  • Hopkins. The Problem Of Job: Josiah Royce. Part V: The 20th Century: The
  • Varieties Of Religious Experience: William James. A Litany At Atlanta: W.
  • E. B. Dubois. Before Life And After: Thomas Hardy. The Religion Of Reason
  • Out Of The Sources Of Judaism: Hermann Cohen. The Future Of An Illusion:
  • Sigmund Freud. An Introduction To Metaphysics: Martin Heidegger.
  • Musé
  • E Des Beaux Arts: W. H. Auden. Animal Pain: C. S. Lewis. The Love Of God
  • And Affliction": Simone Weil. Aion The Serenity Prayer: C. G. Jung. God
  • And Nothingness: Karl Barth. The "vale Of Soul-making" Th... (part
  • Contents).

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Product Details
  • Catalogue Code 165286
  • Product Code 0631220143
  • EAN 9780631220145
  • Pages 432
  • Department Academic
  • Category Philosophy
  • Sub-Category General
  • Publisher Blackwell Publishing
  • Publication Date Oct 2000
  • Dimensions 230 x 150 x 30 mm
  • Weight 0.656kg

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