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Published: 17 December 2020

272 Pages


ISBN: 9780198864226

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Non-Identity Theodicy

A Grace-Based Response to the Problem of Evil

Vince R. Vitale

Oxford Theology and Religion Monographs

  • Develops Non-Identity Theodicy as an original response to the problem of evil
  • Constructs an ethical framework for theodicy by sketching four cases of human action where horrendous evils are either caused, permitted, or risked, either for pure benefit or for harm avoidance
  • Builds on the previous work of Robert Merrihew Adams and Derek Parfit and develops it into a theodicy
  • Offers a valuable introduction to contemporary views on the problem of evil
  • This is an open access title available under the terms of a CC BY-NC-ND 4.0 International licence