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God and moral law : on the theistic explanation of morality

Author: Mark C Murphy
Publisher: Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, ©2011.
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"Does God's existence make a difference to how we explain morality? Mark C. Murphy critiques the two dominant theistic accounts of morality--natural law theory and divine command theory--and presents a novel third view. He argues that we can value natural facts about humans and their good, while keeping God at the centre of our moral explanations. The characteristic methodology of theistic ethics is to proceed by  Read more...
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Mark C Murphy
ISBN: 9780199693665 0199693668
OCLC Number: 751726182
Description: x, 192 pages ; 22 cm
Contents: Introduction: God and morality --
Moral law --
Theistic explanation of moral law --
Natural law theory --
Theological voluntarism --
Theistic explanation of the laws of nature --
Moral concurrentism.
Responsibility: Mark C. Murphy.
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Does God's existence make a difference to how we explain morality? Mark C. Murphy critiques the two dominant theistic accounts of morality-natural law theory and divine command theory-and presents a  Read more...

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meticulously argued John Cottingham, The TLS [an] interesting book ... the possibility that it raises of an option beyond natural law and divine command ethics is surely worth further exploration. Read more...

 
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