Ethics without God / Edition 1

Ethics without God / Edition 1

by Kai Nielsen
     
 

ISBN-10: 0879755520

ISBN-13: 9780879755522

Pub. Date: 10/28/1990

Publisher: Prometheus Books

Nielsen argues that morality cannot be based on religion, and that there is no evidence to show that nonbelievers despair or lose their sense of identity and purpose. He shows that the implications of Christian absolutism are more likely to be monstrous than are those of a secular ethic that incorporates an independent principle of justice.  See more details below

Overview

Nielsen argues that morality cannot be based on religion, and that there is no evidence to show that nonbelievers despair or lose their sense of identity and purpose. He shows that the implications of Christian absolutism are more likely to be monstrous than are those of a secular ethic that incorporates an independent principle of justice.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780879755522
Publisher:
Prometheus Books
Publication date:
10/28/1990
Series:
Skeptic's Bookshelf Series
Edition description:
Revised
Pages:
207
Sales rank:
750,423
Product dimensions:
5.34(w) x 8.33(h) x 0.49(d)

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