Tag: Morals

Divine Command Theory – Fresh AiR – S02:E02:C09

What is Divine Command Theory? This is generally applied to the Abrahamic god speaking of Judeo-Christian morality but could technically be applied to any set of rules or morals that come from a Divine being. One of the key problems with DCT is that for it to be valid we need to prove that deity actually existed and set those rules. With the fact many rules might contradict each other, seem against the deities claimed character, are so open to…


Preference Satisfaction Utilitarianism – Fresh AiR – S02:E02:C05

Preference Satisfaction Utilitarianism Our next moral theory is Preference Satisfaction Utilitarianism, which is also a consequentialist moral theory. It is similar to Act utilitarianism but holds a few differences as well, and is a much newer theory. What is Preference Satisfaction Utilitarianism? How does it differ to Act Utilitarianism? What are the problems it has? What things should be valued even if they are not by an individual? What is the problem with words like should? What do we mean…


Fresh AiR – S01:E03 – Morality

Tonight we delve in to Morality, exploring; The Correct Definitions of Subjective and Objective What is meant by Morality, and what its purpose is How we apply morality in a normative sense The difference between normative and descriptive examinations of morality Arguments for and against Subjective morality Articles Related to the Show Conflated and Misunderstood Terms – Volume 3 – Subjective / Objective Morals and Morality On Morality – Part 1: Defining our terms On Morality – Part 2: Subjective…


William Lane Craig 5 arguments for god debunked part 3 of 5 (The Moral argument)

           The Moral Argument Based upon Moral Values and Duties Welcome back to part 3 of this 5 part series. You can visit part 1 by clicking here And part 2 here     If God does not exist, objective moral values and duties do not exist. Objective morals don’t exist, so your god doesn’t exist? Oh this should be easy. I would argue that the moral code of the homo sapien has evolved over time….