What Do I Mean By Moral Experience?
Many people when they talk about moral experience are referring to all of the things that have happened to shape our morals over our lifetime…the experiences we have had.
That’s not what I’m talking about here. When I say moral experience, I’m talking about the experience of knowing what is right and what is wrong …a sense of …
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Plato’s Morality: Self-Existent Moral Values
Plato, a student of Socrates and teacher of Aristotle, did as much as anyone to lay the foundations of Western philosophy. He wrote about many things, including the question of morality.
Plato’s morality can be described as ‘Atheistic Moral Platonism’. It is …
Can Objective Moral Values Exist if There is No God?
This is the question behind our Moral Argument for God’s Existence, and the one we’ll be discussing today. If you remember, it went like this:
If God does not exist, objective moral values and duties do not exist.
Objective moral values and duties do exist.
Therefore, God exists .
If premise one and two …
Do Objective Moral Values Exist?
The moral argument is not a fight over what is right and what is wrong, but refers to the very existence of morals in the first place…the moral argument for God’s existence.
With this argument for God’s existence we’re back into the philosophical realm after a foray into a bit about science and religion . A welcome change from …