Theories on the origin(s) of evil?

What are the 4 types of evil?

The Four Types of Evil

  • Demonic Evil.
  • Instrumental Evil.
  • Idealistic Evil.
  • Foolish Evil.

What are the two types of evil in philosophy?

There are two main types of evil:

  • Moral evil – This covers the willful acts of human beings (such as murder, rape, etc.)
  • Natural evil – This refers to natural disasters (such as famines, floods, etc.)

Who said humans are inherently evil?

Hobbes

Hobbes believed that humans are innately selfish and without rule of a common master life would be chaos. Men are wicked, selfish, cruel and would act on behalf of their best interests. He believed that we are inherently evil.