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“In the world of philosophy, this field of inquiry is called Theodicy, generally defined as an attempt to understand and justify the behavior of God.”
“... (1710, hereafter referred to as Theodicy) which brought the term into general use.”
“Theodicy' (the vindication of divine providence in the face of the existence of evil) keeps theologians awake at night.”
“I also examined Dr.A. T. Bledsoe's "Theodicy," -- a very able book, by the way.”
““Theodicy” is the attempt to explain why a benevolent and all-powerful God lets bad things happen to people.”
“Theodicy, it says here, was a word coined by the philosopher Leibniz in an essay.”
“On this and other topics, he had great admiration for Bayle (“one of the most gifted men of our time, whose eloquence was as great as his acumen and who gave great proofs of his vast erudition”) and wrote his Theodicy largely as a response to Bayle, beginning from a very different view of life.”
“(Theodicy Â§403/H 365) subsequent [perceptions] are derived [derivantur] from preceding ones.”
“One problem with Carlin's interpretation of these passages, however, is that there is another passage from the Theodicy that may indicate that these passages are not to be taken strictly:”
“˜Theodicy™ is being used here, van Inwagen is offering a theodicy, since he is specifying properties that, it is claimed, would serve to justify God in allowing evils, rather than attempting to show that there are some unspecified properties that would do this.”
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Anything to do with Gottfried Wilhelm Leibniz.
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