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Problem of Evil, The

Synopsis
This DVD features five short films addressing the problem of evil. The first film, The PROBLEM OF EVIL [12 minutes] looks at key concepts including the Inconsistent Triad, Theodicy, Natural Evil and Moral Evil. Film Two, The AUGUSTINIAN THEODICY [13 minutes] includes a critical examination of various of St Augustine’s ideas, including Privatio Boni, the Principle of Plenitude and the Doctrine of Original Sin. Film three, The IRENAEAN THEODICY [18 minutes] covers Soul-Making, Image/likeness, Epistemic Distance, the Greater Good argument, Dostoevsky, Plantinga and D.Z. Phillips. Film Four: PROCESS, PROTEST, MONIST THEORIES AND THE FREE WILL DEFENCE, looks at various other influential theodicies and the final film, The HOLOCAUST [11 minutes], provides a brief introduction to the subject.
Language
English
Country
Great Britain
Year of release
2013
Notes
Includes teachers’ notes.
Subjects
Philosophy; Religious studies
Keywords
free will; evil; philosophy of religion

Credits

Director
Joe Jenkins
Editor
Nick Thomson

Distribution Formats

Type
DVD
Format
Region 2 PAL
Price
£85.00
Availability
Sale
Duration/Size
68 minutes
Year
2013

Sections

Title
Problem of Evil, The

Title
Augustinian Theodicy

Title
Irenaean Theodicy, The

Title
Process, Protest, Monist Theories and Free Will Defence

Title
Holocaust, The

Production Company

Name

Ethics Online

Email
info@ethicsonline.co.uk
Web
http://www.ethicsonline.co.uk/ External site opens in new window
Phone
07968 056659
Address
PO Box 257
Herefordshire
HR1 9GQ
United Kingdom

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