Morality without God
Radio Chat: 13 June 2012
I discussed "Morality without God" with listeners for Philosophy in Action Radio on 13 June 2012. Listen to or download the podcast below.
Is objective morality possible or necessary without God? Can and should morality be based on observable facts?
- Duration: 32:32
- Download: MP3 File (7.5 MB)
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- The error of thinking that morality requires God
- The factual basis of morality
- The difficulties of practicing religious ethics
- Addressing the moral concerns of religious family members
- Judging the "prosperity gospel"
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I'm Dr. Diana Hsieh. I'm a philosopher specializing in the application of rational principles to the challenges of real life. I received my Ph.D in philosophy from the University of Colorado at Boulder in 2009. My book, Responsibility & Luck: A Defense of Praise and Blame, is available for purchase in paperback, as well as for Kindle and Nook. The book defends the justice of moral praise and blame of persons using an Aristotelian theory of moral responsibility, thereby refuting Thomas Nagel's "problem of moral luck."
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