Evil, the human cognitive condition, and natural theology
John Beaudoin a1 a1 Department of Philosophy, University of Iowa,
Recent responses to evidential formulations of the argument from
have emphasized the possible limitations on human cognitive access to the
and evils that might be connected with various wordly states of affairs.
I argue, is a twin-edged sword, as it imperils a popular form of natural
theology. I conclude by arguing that the popularity enjoyed by Reformed
does not detract from the significance of this result, since Reformed
Epistemology is not inimical to natural theology, and Reformists themselves
the usefulness of theistic proofs.