Moral Error Theory and the Problem of Evil

European Journal for Philosophy of Religion 1 (2):89 - 105 (2009)
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Abstract

Moral error theory claims that no moral sentence is (nonvacuously) true. Atheism claims that the existence of evil in the world is incompatible with, or makes improbable, the existence of God. Is moral error theory compatible with atheism? This paper defends the thesis that it is compatible against criticisms by Nicholas Sturgeon

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