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Author Sinnott-Armstrong, Walter.
Title Morality Without God?
Imprint Oxford : Oxford University Press, USA, 2009.

Author Sinnott-Armstrong, Walter.
Series Philosophy in Action
Philosophy in action.
Subject Religion and ethics.
Atheism.
Description 1 online resource (224 pages)
Contents Cover; Title Page; Copyright Page; Dedication; Contents; Acknowledgments; Preface: Why This Book?; ONE Would You Marry an Atheist?; TWO What's Wrong with Atheists?; THREE What's Wrong with Secular Societies?; FOUR What's Wrong?; FIVE What's So Divine about Commands?; SIX Why Be Moral?; SEVEN What Do You Know?; EIGHT Where Do We Go from Here?; Notes; Index; Index of Biblical Passages.
Summary Some argue that atheism must be false, since without God, no values are possible, and thus "everything is permitted." Walter Sinnott-Armstrong argues that God is not only not essential to morality, but that our moral behavior should be utterly independent of religion. He attacks several core ideas: that atheists are inherently immoral people; that any society will sink into chaos if it is becomes too secular; that without morality, we have no reason to be moral; that absolute moral standards require the existence of God; and that without religion, we simply couldn't know what is wron.
Note Print version record.
English.
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references and indexes.
ISBN 9780199713943 (electronic bk.)
0199713944 (electronic bk.)
0195337638
9780195337631
9780199910465
0199910464
OCLC # 781613912
Additional Format Print version: Sinnott-Armstrong, Walter. Morality Without God? Oxford : Oxford University Press, USA, 2009 9780195337631



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