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In Search of Moral Knowledge

R Scott Smith
In Search of Moral Knowledge
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In Search of Moral Knowledge

R Scott Smith

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:For most of the church's history, people have seen Christian ethics as normative and universally applicable. Recently, however, this view has been lost, thanks to naturalism and relativism. R. Scott Smith argues that Christians need to overcome Kant's fact-value dichotomy and recover the possibility of genuine moral and theological knowledge.

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:For most of the church's history, people have seen Christian ethics as normative and universally applicable. Recently, however, this view has been lost, thanks to naturalism and relativism. R. Scott Smith argues that Christians need to overcome Kant's fact-value dichotomy and recover the possibility of genuine moral and theological knowledge.
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Table Of Contents

  • :acknowledgments
  • Introduction
  • Part One: A Short History Of Western Ethics
  • 1 Christian, Biblical Ethics
  • 2 Ancient Ethics: Plato And Aristotle On Moral Knowledge
  • 3 Moral Knowledge From Augustine Through Aquinas
  • 4 Moral Knowledge In The Reformation And The Enlightenment Shift
  • Part Two: Naturalism, Relativism And Postmodernism: Understanding And Assessing Today’s Dominant Moral Paradigms
  • 5 Options For Naturalistic Ethics
  • 6 Naturalism, Knowledge And The Fact-value Split
  • 7: More Modern Options: Ethical Relativism, Rawls’s Political Liberalism And Korsgaard’s Constructivism
  • 8 Introduction To The Postmodern Period: A Plurality Of Different Voices
  • 9 Macintyre’s Recovered Thomistic Ethics
  • 10 Hauerwas’s Narrative Christian Ethics
  • 11 Assessing Macintyre’s And Hauerwas’s Projects
  • Part Three: Toward A Theory Of Moral Knowledge
  • 12 Moral Realism And Addressing The Crisis Of (moral) Knowledge
  • 13 Religiously Based Moral Knowledge—and Final Issues
  • Index

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  • Catalogue Code 395467
  • Product Code 9780830840380
  • ISBN 0830840389
  • EAN 9780830840380
  • Pages 363
  • Department Academic
  • Category Philosophy
  • Sub-Category General
  • Publisher Ivp Academic
  • Publication Date Jun 2014
  • Sales Rank #59913
  • Dimensions 228 x 152 x 27 mm
  • Weight 0.001kg

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