, Volume 52, Issue 1, pp 51-54

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Recasting Analytic Philosophy on the Problem of Evil

  • Joe MintoffAffiliated withSchool of Humanities and Social Sciences, University of Newcastle Email author 

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In his recent book, A Frightening Love: Recasting the Problem of Evil, Andrew Gleeson challenges a certain conception of justification assumed in mainstream analytic philosophy and argues that analytic philosophy is ill-suited to deal with the most pressing, existential, form of the problem of evil. In this article I examine some aspects of that challenge.


Meta-philosophy Problem of evil Reflective equilibrium Objectivity