Ethics Online offers five compelling and academically rigorous films on the Problem of Evil.
Teachers’ notes, scripts & classroom activities accompany each film. Click here to view Extracts.
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Film One : The Problem of Evil
From Epicurus to Auschwitz an exploration of key concepts including The Inconsistent Triad, Theodicy, Natural Evil and Moral Evil.
Film Two : The Augustinian Theodicy
A critical examination of Privatio Boni, The Principle of Plenitude, The Aesthetic Theme, The Doctrine of Original Sin and Soul-Deciding.
Film Three : The Irenaean Theodicy
Soul-Making, Image/likeness, Epistemic Distance, Greater Good Argument, Hick, Dostoevsky, Plantinga and DZ Phillips.
Film Four : Process, Protest, Monist Theodices & The Free Will Defence
From Griffin to Roth, Leibniz to Swinburne, an enthralling introduction to other influential Theodicies.
Film Five : The Holocaust
A historical introduction to one of the worst evils ever recorded.