Faith and Philosophy 19 (1):58--68 (2002)

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Theodore Sider
Rutgers University - New Brunswick
Abstract
A certain conception of Hell is inconsistent with God's traditional attributes. My argument is novel in focusing on considerations involving vagueness. God is in charge of the selection procedure, so the selection procedure must be just; any just procedure will have borderline cases; but according to the traditional conception, the afterlife is binary and has no borderline cases.
Keywords Hell  vagueness
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ISBN(s) 0739-7046
DOI 10.5840/faithphil20021918
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