Morality: Does God Make a Difference?

Morality: Does God Make a Difference?

by Wayne G. Johnson


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ISBN-13: 9780761830825
Publisher: University Press of America
Publication date: 12/30/2004
Pages: 248
Product dimensions: 5.60(w) x 8.48(h) x 0.74(d)

About the Author

Wayne G. Johnson is Professor Emeritus of Philosophy at the University of Wisconsin-Parkside. Professor Johnson holds a Ph.D. in Religious Studies from the University of Iowa, a B.Div. from Andover Newton Theological School, and a B.S. in Civil Engineering from Iowa State University.

Table of Contents

Chapter 1 Preface Chapter 2 A Theory About Moral Theories Chapter 3 The Point of Morality Chapter 4 Moral Theories and Worldviews: Hebrew Prophets, Pre-Socratic Greeks, Protagoras, Epicurus, Plato, Aristotle, Augustine, Aquinas, Hobbes, Hume, Kant, J.S. Mill, Marx, Nietzsche, Sartre, A.J. Ayer Chapter 5 Religion-Based Morality: An Overview Chapter 6 How "God" Makes a Difference Chapter 7 Self, Others, and Rights Chapter 8 The Challenge of Ethical Relativism Chapter 9 Why Be Moral? Chapter 10 Evolution and Ethics Chapter 11 Issues in Religion-Based Morality Chapter 12 End Notes Chapter 13 Bibliography Chapter 14 Biographical Sketch Chapter 15 Index

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