Hume Studies 34 (1):89-114 (2008)

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Tony Pitson
University of Stirling
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My topic is Hume’s treatment of the problem of evil in the Dialogues and elsewhere in his philosophical writings. The aim is to provide an overall view of Hume’s position which also takes account of the historical debate associated with the problem of evil. Critical and interpretative issues will also be addressed. We shall see that Hume is concerned mainly with a particular form of the evidential argument from evil which appears especially damaging to theistic belief in so far as it calls into question traditional views of the nature of God
Keywords Hume
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ISBN(s) 0319-7336
DOI 10.1353/hms.0.0003
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