Journal of
Philosophy and Culture

OFFICIAL PUBLICATION OF THE DEPARTMENT OF CLASSICS AND PHILOSOPHY, UNIVERSITY OF CAPE COAST
  • Abbreviation: J. Philos. Cult.
  • Language: English
  • ISSN: 0855-6660
  • DOI: 10.5897/JPC
  • Start Year: 2004
  • Published Articles: 41

Full Length Research Paper

A Yorùbá reflection on the theodicy embedded in Prince’s “Sign O’ The Times”: Implications for scholarship on African Theology

DASAOLU Babajide Olugbenga  
Department of Philosophy, Faculty of Arts, Olabisi Onabanjo University, Ago-Iwoye, Ogun State, Nigeria
Email: [email protected]

  •  Received: 14 March 2019
  •  Accepted: 06 June 2019
  •  Published: 31 July 2019

References

Akintola A (1999). Yoruba ethics and metaphysics. Ogbomoso: Valour Publishing Ventures Limited 53 p.
 

BBC (2016). "Barrack Obama takes Action over US Gun Laws. BBC News. Available at:

View

 
Bergmann M (2001). Skeptical theism and Rowe's new evidential argument from evil. Nous 35(2):278-296.
Crossref
 
Bewaji JAI (1998). Olodumare: God in Yoruba belief and the theistic problem of evil. African Studies Quarterly 2(1):1-17.
 
Drange TM (1998). Nonbelief and Evil: Two Arguments for the Nonexistence of God. Prometheus Books.
 
Draper P (1989). Pain and pleasure: An evidential problem for theists. Noûs 1989:331-350.
Crossref
 
Foot P (1977). Source: Philosophy & Public Affairs, (Winter, 1977), Philosophy and Public Affairs 6(2):85-112.
 
Heidegger M (1962). Being and Time. New York: Harper and Row.
 
Horowitz J, Corasaniti N, Southall A (2015). Nine killed in shooting at black church in Charleston. The New York Times, 17, A15.
 
Howard-Snyder D (1996). The evidential argument from evil. Indiana University Press.
 
Hume D (1947). Dialogues Concerning Natural Religion. Smith NK (ed.), New York: Macmillan.
 
Hume D (2007). An Enquiry Concerning Human Understanding. Oxford: Oxford University Press.
 
Idowu EB (1962). Olodumare: god in Yoruba belief. Longmans.
 
Mackie JL (1955). Evil and omnipotence. Mind 64(254):200-212.
Crossref
 
Mbiti JS (1969). African Religions and Philosophy (London, Ibadan, Nairobi.
 
Murray MJ, Rea MC (2008). An introduction to the philosophy of religion. Cambridge University Press.
Crossref
 
Ofuasia E (2016). Ori in Yorùbá Thought System: A Humean Critique. Journal of Pan African Studies 9(10):185-201.
 

Ofuasia E (2017). On the Dearth of God in Aristotle's Substance Metaphysics: A Process-Relational Riposte. Philosophia: E-Journal of Philosophy and Culture. 15:145-161. Available at:

View

 
Oladipo O (1988). An African Conception of Reality: A Philosophical Analysis. Ph.D. Dissertation, University of Ibadan.
 
Oladipo O (2004). Religion in African culture: Some conceptual issues. A companion to African philosophy pp. 355-363.
Crossref
 
Oppy G (2010). The Evidential Problem of Evil. In: Taliaferro C, Draper P, Quinn PL (eds.) A Companion to Philosophy of Religion. Oxford: Wiley-Blackwell.
 
Peterson ML (2010). The logical problem of evil. A companion to philosophy of religion pp. 491-499.
Crossref
 
Phillips DZ (2004). The problem of evil and the problem of God. London: SCM Press.
 
Pike N (1963). Hume on evil. The Philosophical Review 72(2):180-197.
Crossref
 
Plantinga A (1967). God and Other Minds. Ithaca: Cornell University Press.
 
Plantinga A (1974). The Nature of Necessity. Oxford: Clarendon Press.
 
Plantinga A, Inwagen PV (2004). Supralapsarianism or "O Felix Culpa". An Anthology P 353.
 

Rabin N (2016). Why Prince's Sign O' the Times Deserves More Attention. Available at:

View

Schellenberg JL (2006). Divine hiddenness and human reason. Cornell University Press.
 
Shitta-Bey OA (2013). A Critique of Maduabuchi Dukor's "Divination: A Science or an Art?". Open Journal of Philosophy 3(1):77-80.
Crossref
 
Singer P (1972). Famine, affluence, and morality. Philosophy and public affairs pp. 229-243.
 
Singer P (2010). The life you can save: How to do your part to end world poverty. Random House Incorporated.
 
UNAIDS (2000). Report on the Global HIV/AIDS Epidemic. Geneva: UNAIDS Information Center.
 
Van Inwagen P (2008). The problem of evil. Oxford University Press on Demand.
Crossref
 

Walser R (2016). Prince. Encyclopedia Britannica Inc. Available at:

View

 
Whitehead AN (1948). Science and the Modern World. New York: Pelican Mentor Books.
 
Whitehead AN (1978). Process and Reality: An Essay in Cosmology. New York: The Free Press.
 
Wiredu K (1995). Post-Colonial African Philosophy. In: Oladipo O (ed.) Conceptual Decolonization in African Philosophy: Four Essays. Ibadan: Hope Publications.
 
Wykstra SJ (1984). The Humean obstacle to evidential arguments from suffering: on avoiding the evils of "appearance". International Journal for Philosophy of Religion 16(2):73-93.
Crossref