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The Best of All Possible Worlds

Brown, Campbell; Nagasawa, Yujin

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The Argument from Inferiority holds that our world cannot be the creation of an omnipotent and omnibenevolent being; for if it were it would be the best of all possible worlds which evidently it is not. We argue that this argument rests on an implausible

dc.contributor.authorBrown, Campbell
dc.contributor.authorNagasawa, Yujin
dc.date.accessioned2015-12-13T23:02:06Z
dc.identifier.issn0039-7857
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/1885/84736
dc.description.abstractThe Argument from Inferiority holds that our world cannot be the creation of an omnipotent and omnibenevolent being; for if it were it would be the best of all possible worlds which evidently it is not. We argue that this argument rests on an implausible
dc.publisherBlackwell Publishing Ltd
dc.sourceSynthese
dc.titleThe Best of All Possible Worlds
dc.typeJournal article
local.description.notesImported from ARIES
local.description.refereedYes
local.identifier.citationvolume143
dc.date.issued2005
local.identifier.absfor220305 - Ethical Theory
local.identifier.ariespublicationMigratedxPub12989
local.type.statusPublished Version
local.contributor.affiliationBrown, Campbell, College of Arts and Social Sciences, ANU
local.contributor.affiliationNagasawa, Yujin, College of Arts and Social Sciences, ANU
local.description.embargo2037-12-31
local.bibliographicCitation.startpage309
local.bibliographicCitation.lastpage320
local.identifier.doi10.1007/s11229-005-7043-y
dc.date.updated2015-12-12T07:45:00Z
local.identifier.scopusID2-s2.0-21244433858
CollectionsANU Research Publications

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