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The problem of evil, as described circa 300 B.C.

April 17, 2008 | By | 449 Replies More
The problem of evil, as described circa 300 B.C.

In about 300 B.C., Epicurus eloquently summed up the problem of the existence of evil. It has come to be known as the Riddle of Epicurus or the Epicurean paradox. It was translated by David Hume in the Dialogues concerning Natural Religion: If God is willing to prevent evil, but is not able to Then […]

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