Filosofia Unisinos 13 (1):68-89 (2012)

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Ricardo Silvestre
Federal University of Campina Grande
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Our purpose in this paper is to contribute to the project of meta-theodicy, understood here as the elucidation of the concept of theodicy through the analysis of its adequacy. In our case, the analysis shall be made inside a framework including a taxonomical view of the theodical adequacy conditions which allows for a rigorously acceptable description of them as well as for a natural appraisal of the role, importance and intra-logical relations holding between them. The result of the analysis shall be used to introduce definitions minimally precise of the notions of theodicy, satisfactory theodicy, plausible theodicy, ideal theodicy, and the like.
Keywords meta-theodicy  problem of evil  theodicy
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DOI 10.4013/fsu.2012.131.06
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