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Modality, morality, and belief

essays in honor of Ruth Barcan Marcus

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Published by Cambridge University Press in Cambridge [England], New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Marcus, Ruth Barcan.,
  • Modality (Logic),
  • Ethics, Modern -- 20th century.,
  • Belief and doubt.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references.

    Statementedited by Walter Sinnott-Armstrong in collaboration with Diana Raffman, Nicholas Asher.
    ContributionsMarcus, Ruth Barcan., Sinnott-Armstrong, Walter, 1955-, Raffman, Diana., Asher, Nicholas.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsBC199.M6 M62 1995
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxi, 270 p. :
    Number of Pages270
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL1427649M
    ISBN 100521440823
    LC Control Number93038811

    This book presents a philosophically defensible conception of the deity found in the Abrahamic religions. The book draws insights from such figures as Augustine, Philo, Aquinas, Leibniz, and contemporary philosophers. Unlike all other beings, God is perfect and simple. Simplicity entails that God has no physical or metaphysical parts or temporal stages. Section II Modality. 8 Necessity; 9 Modality, Morality, and God; 10 God’s Freedom, Human Freedom, and God’s Responsibility for Sin; 11 The Best of All Possible Worlds; Section III Morality. 12 Theism and the Foundations of Ethics; 13 The Metaphysics of Divine Love; 14 Jephthah’s Plight; 15 The Guilty Mind; 16 Piety Lending a Hand to.

    Modalities: philosophical essays. --Nominalism and the Substitutional Quantifier --Moral Dilemmas and Consistency --Rationality and Believing the Impossible --Spinoza and the Ontological Proof --On Some Posts Views of Russell on Particularity, The collection also includes influential essays on moral conflict, on belief and.   From the earliest recorded history, people’s moral beliefs and practices were grounded in religion. Scriptures, such as the bible and the Quran, laid out moral rules that believers thought to be handed down from God: Don’t kill. Don’t steal. Don’t commit adultery, and so on. The fact that these rules supposedly came from a divine source.

    Morality is understood as a set of norms, beliefs, and customs that guide the behavior of people (Stanford University, ). Morality is what dictates right and wrong. In other words, it allows us to discriminate between appropriate and inappropriate thoughts and actions.   People without religious beliefs, like atheists and agnostics, may be highly ethical and moral and their behavior can promote humaneness in their earthly life conduct. While ethics is meant to achieve pluralistic societal niceties, morality is the highest individualistic characteristic of having a praiseworthy conscience and truthful.


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Review of Modality, Morality, and Belief: Essays in Honor of Ruth Barcan Marcus. [REVIEW] Phillip Bricker - - Journal of Symbolic Logic 62 (1) Modality, Morality, and God. Richard Brandt is one of the most influential moral philosophers of the second half of the twentieth century. He is especially important in the field of ethics for his lucid and systematic exposition of utilitarianism.

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“I think that a good start at this problem is to enunciate our ethical theory that underlies our moral judgements. According to the version of divine command ethics which I’ve defended, our moral duties are constituted by the commands of a holy and loving God.

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