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Yujin Nagasawa
University of Birmingham
Nick Trakakis
Australian Catholic University
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Skeptical theists purport to undermine evidential arguments from evil by appealing to the fact that our knowledge of goods, evils, and their interconnections is significantly limited. Michael J. Almeida and Graham Oppy have recently argued that skeptical theism is unacceptable because it results in a form of moral skepticism which rejects inferences that play an important role in our ordinary moral reasoning. In this reply to Almeida and Oppy’s argument we offer some reasons for thinking that skeptical theism need not lead to any such objectionable form of moral skepticism
Keywords skeptical theism   Oppy   Almeida   moral skepticism   evil  160609 Political Theory and Political Philosophy
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