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Is there a universal moral law in ethics?
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Obama “Free Birth Control Rule” Doomed - First Things (blog)

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Presuppositional Constitutionalism

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This take on natural law reasoning is a little different than what is commonly advanced. Yes, it still begins with an acknowledgement of the sort of being man is, holding this, his nature, as the touchstone for moral reasoning.
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Deontology: Kant, duty and the moral law | University of Oxford Podcasts - Audio and Video Lectures

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Part 5 of 7 in Marianne Talbot's "A Romp Through Ethics for Complete Beginners". In this episode we reflect on Kant's account of morality, including the categorical imperative.
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Gary Francione on New Atheism, Moral Realism, and Animal Rights - Opposing Views

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Opposing ViewsGary Francione on New Atheism, Moral Realism, and Animal RightsOpposing ViewsI want also to discuss how this position affects our thinking about animal ethics given that, for the past several years, I have noted an increase in animal...
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What love looks like: Learning how to be with disability – Opinion – ABC Religion & Ethics (Australian Broadcasting Corporation)

What love looks like: Learning how to be with disability – Opinion – ABC Religion & Ethics (Australian Broadcasting Corporation) | The Moral Law in Ethics | Scoop.it
Those who are disabled often frighten and frustrate us. They frighten us because we fear our common humanity.
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Demography – The retreat of mortality | Podcasting News from the University of Oxford

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Virtue Ethics Digest: Boethius on Mistaken Views of Happiness (part ...

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One of the essays I assign my Ethics students at the beginning of the semester is Alasdair MacIntyre's Plain Persons and Moral Philosophy: Rules, Virtues and Goods (included in the Macintyre Reader ).
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Religion cannot be so easily dismissed by illiterate atheism – Opinion – ABC Religion & Ethics (Australian Broadcasting Corporation)

Religion cannot be so easily dismissed by illiterate atheism – Opinion – ABC Religion & Ethics (Australian Broadcasting Corporation) | The Moral Law in Ethics | Scoop.it
Alain de Botton's refreshingly humane book will not persuade those for whom atheism is a militant creed. Such people are best left with their certainties, however childish.
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The Ethics of Human Rights (59): Human Rights and Theories of ...

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And indeed, you would have some good reasons for this approach: human rights are. very specific instructions without an obvious moral justification; more like a list than a coherent theory, with clear contradictions between the ...
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Ethics, Evolution, and Ben Carson | Spectrum Magazine

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This week, the story about Emory University faculty and students voicing concern about a statement by Ben Carson has moved from academic online news t...
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How to be a High Impact Philosopher | Practical Ethics

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Philosophy is often impractical. That’s an understatement.
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Erotic vertigo: The distorting effect of our sexual obsession – Opinion – ABC Religion & Ethics (Australian Broadcasting Corporation)

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Sexual desire is too often made to carry the whole passion, the whole erotic charge of existence. When that is the case, the diminishment of sex itself is the result.
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What Has Jerusalem To Do With Athens?

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Debating the role of God in the foundations of liberalism.
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Why Atheism Does Not Demand Social Justice - Temple of the Future

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Humanism, by contrast, does encourage adherence to certain ethical principles, and this is one reason why I seek to promote Humanism in my work, and see promoting atheism as a smaller (though important) facet of that project.
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the zero sum fallacy - Issues - PovertyCure

The zero-sum fallacy involves seeing an economy as a zero-sum game in which individuals and nations can enrich themselves only by impoverishing other individuals and nations. .
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Ethical Relativism vs Preference Utilitarianism - The Piety That Lies ...

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... language (perhaps self-deceptive): I am attempting to present as a reason something that cannot be a reason for the simple reason that in the ethical domain there are no such things as reasons that support one ethical view ...
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Michael Sandel on Money's Influence on Education | MetroFocus ...

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An author and ethicist, Sandel is best known for his lectures that engage audience members in debates about important ethical questions. His class at Harvard was the first in the institution's history to be made available online ...
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Human Exceptionalism Without God? » Secondhand Smoke | A First Things Blog

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Button's Blog: George Wiegel on Faith and Public LIfe

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Appeals to the natural moral law we can know by reason underwrote the American civil rights revolution. Appeals to that same natural moral law underwrite the pro-life movement, the successor to the civil rights movement.
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The Brooks Blog: Journal of Moral Philosophy - online first!

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Journal of Moral Philosophy - online first! The Journal of Moral Philosophy is now publishing papers online prior to appearance in our journal in print. Papers may be found here. Please visit the JMP homepage - at ...
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America, Religious Freedom, and the Natural Law

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For it suggested that the label “bigot” ought to be applied to notable historical personalities who had appealed to the natural moral law in causes the Post would presumably regard as admirable: figures such as Thomas ...
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The Moral Infrastructure - Opinion - PatriotPost.US

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The 'Occupy' movement, which the Obama administration and much of the media have embraced, has implications that reach far beyond the passing sensation it has created.
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Alain de Botton - The pleasures and sorrows of work

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Alain de Botton; renowned essayist, philosopher and founder of 'The School of Life' examined the nature and function of work in this thought-provoking lecture.
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