TITLE

Chapter Fourteen: EMPIRICAL IMPLICATIONS FOR THE DIVINE COMMAND THEORY OF ETHICS

AUTHOR(S)
Crockett Jr., Bennie R.
PUB. DATE
January 2000
SOURCE
Addresses of the Mississippi Philosophical Association;2000, Vol. 102, p239
SOURCE TYPE
Book
DOC. TYPE
Speech
ABSTRACT
The article presents a speech by Bennie R. Crockett Jr., president of the Mississippi Philosophical Association (MPA) from 1990 through 1992, delivered at the 1991 MPA meeting. He discusses some of the empirical implications with the divine command theory of ethics as understood from the religious and philosophical texts. The divine command theory of ethics asserts that the morally right is that which God commands and the morally wrong is that which God forbids.
ACCESSION #
78555260

 

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