All Philosophers Go to Hell: Dante and the Problem of Infernal Punishment

Sophia 53 (1):19-31 (2014)

Abstract

We discuss the philosophical problems attendant to the justice of eternal punishments in Hell, particularly those portrayed in Dante’s Inferno. We conclude that, under Dante’s description, a unique version of the problem of Hell (and Heaven) can be posed

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