Classical Theism 6 (Evil and Goodness in the World)

If, as Classical Theists hold, we and all created things exist because God is good, what can evil be? This video presents the privation theory of evil–that evil is the absence of something that ought to exist–and shows how such evil is compatible with a good God.

Emeritus Professor of Philosophy at University of Toronto

Elmar Kremer is interested in 17th and 18th century philosophy and philosophy of religion.

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