Marilyn McCord Adams has defended theodicy by appeal to the idea of post-mortem compensation for the victims of horrendous evil. I have argued that this overlooks the dissociation of theodicy from moral reality that she concedes in her response to criticism of theodicy by D Z Phillips. Joshua Thurow has recently defended Adams against my argument. Here I defend and strengthen that argument against Thurow.
|Number of pages||10|
|Journal||Sophia: International Journal For Philosophy of Religion, Metaphysical Theology and Ethics|
|Early online date||4 Nov 2021|
|Publication status||E-pub ahead of print - 4 Nov 2021|
- Horrendous evils
- Greater goods