TITLE

The Idea of Moral Progress

AUTHOR(S)
Neuhaus, Richard John
PUB. DATE
August 1999
SOURCE
First Things: A Monthly Journal of Religion & Public Life;Aug/Sep99, Issue 95, p21
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Discusses the future of moral progress in the West. Possibility of moral regression; First principles of ethics; C.S. Lewis' `The Abolition of Man'; Hermeneutics of suspicion as corrosive to moral progress; Collapse of traditional ethics due to the hermeneutics of suspicion; Need for a firmer and effective understanding of natural law and first principles; Need to recognize the Judeo-Christian moral tradition.
ACCESSION #
2153475

 

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