In Justin McBrayer & Daniel Howard-Snyder (eds.), A Companion to the Problem of Evil. Wiley-Blackwell. pp. 49-66 (2013)

Graham Oppy
Monash University
This chapter discusses the two most prominent recent evidential arguments from evil, due, respectively, to William Rowe and Paul Draper. I argue that neither of these evidential arguments from evil is successful, i.e. such that it ought to persuade anyone who believes in God to give up that belief. In my view, theists can rationally maintain that each of these evidential arguments from evil contains at least one false premise.
Keywords Rowe  Evil  Theism  Argument from Evil  Evidential Argument from Evil  Probabilistic Argument from Evil  Friendly Atheism  William Rowe  Atheism  God
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