Christian Ethics and Commonsense Morality: An Intuitionist by Kevin Jung PDF

By Kevin Jung

Christian Ethics and common-sense Morality is going opposed to the grain of assorted postmodern methods to morality in modern spiritual ethics. during this e-book, Jung seeks to supply a brand new framework within which the character of universal Christian ethical ideals and practices could be given a brand new which means. He means that, as soon as significant philosophical assumptions at the back of postmodern theories of morality are referred to as into query, we may possibly examine Christian morality in relatively a unique mild. On his account, Christian morality is a historic morality insofar because it is rooted within the wealthy historic traditions of the Christian church. but this type of historic dependence doesn't entail the evidential dependence of all ethical ideals on ancient traditions. it's attainable to argue for the epistemic autonomy of ethical ideals, in keeping with which Christian and different ethical ideals might be justified independently in their old assets. The particularity of Christian morality lies now not in its specific old resources that still functionality because the grounds of justification, yet really in its explanatory and motivational capability to additional articulate the type of ethical wisdom that's available to such a lot humans and to permit humans to behave upon their ethical knowledge.

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