Leiden, Netherlands: Brill's Texts and Sources in Intellectual History 256/18 (2016)

Michael W. Hickson
Trent University
An English translation of Pierre Bayle's posthumous last book, Entretiens de Maxime et de Themiste (1707), in which Bayle defends his skeptical position on the problem of the evil. This book is often cited and attacked by G.W. Leibniz in his Theodicy (1710). Over one hundred pages of original philosophical and historical material introduce the translation, providing it with context and establishing the work's importance.
Keywords problem of evil  theodicy  skepticism
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Evil and Omnipotence.J. L. Mackie - 1955 - In Tim Crane & Katalin Farkas (eds.), Metaphysics: A Guide and Anthology. Oxford University Press.
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Pierre Bayle.Michael W. Hickson & Thomas M. Lennon - 2017 - Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy.
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