Tuesday, August 9, 2016

Reading #11: David Hume: Dialogues Concerning Natural Religion

Part 10


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1.  What does Demea believe is the origin of religion?
2.  How do Demea and Philo describe the misery in the world?
3.  What does it mean to say that the world is filled with misery and wickedness?
4.  How did Epicurus state the problem of evil?
5.  Why do the attempts of Cleanthes to deny misery fail and result in skepticism?