What is it about?
This paper explains that Thomas Aquinas position regarding God and best possible worlds has been misunderstood in the current literature. It is thought that Aquinas' position falls prey to the problem of no best world, but a deeper understanding of his position shows that this is not the case.
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Why is it important?
It is thought that all theists who believe that God cannot create a best possible world fall prey to the problem of no best world. This paper shows that Aquinas' philosophy is an exception to this.
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This page is a summary of: Aquinas and the Problem of No Best World, New Blackfriars, September 2016, Wiley, DOI: 10.1111/nbfr.12242.
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