PHIL 089H Notes 2.16.10

PHIL 089H Notes 2.16.10 - evil, or the making of which...

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Phil 089H Notes 2.16.10 Leibniz’s Objection: 1. Whoever does not choose the best is lacking in power, or in knowledge, or in goodness. 2. God did not choose the best in creating this world. (Leibniz denies this) 3. God is lacking in power, or in knowledge, or in goodness. Prosyllogism (syllogism the conclusion of which is used as a premise of another syllogism): 1. Whoever makes things in which there is evil, which could have been made without an
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Unformatted text preview: evil, or the making of which could have been omitted, does not choose the best. 2. God has made a world in which there is evil; a world which could have been made without any evil, or the making of which could have been omitted altogether. 3. Therefore, God has not chosen the best....
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