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Author Evans, C. Stephen.
Title God and moral obligation / C. Stephen Evans.
Published Oxford : Oxford University Press, 2013.
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 Floor2  BJ47 .E93 2013    IN LIBRARY
  
Edition 1st ed.
Description vii, 199 ; 22 cm.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents God and moral obligations -- What is a divine command theory of moral obligation? -- The relation of divine command theory to natural law and virtue ethics -- Objections to divine command theory -- Alternatives to a divine command theory -- Conclusions: The inescapability of moral obligations.
Summary C. Stephen Evans defends the claim that moral obligations are best understood as divine commands or requirements; hence an important part of morality depends on God. God's requirements are communicated in a variety of ways, including conscience, and that natural law ethics and virtue ethics provide complementary perspectives to this view.
Subject Divine commands (Ethics)
Religion and ethics.
Spine Title God & moral obligation
ISBN 0199696683 (hbk.)
9780199696680 (hbk.)
OCLC number 812686208