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Value and Virtue in a Godless Universe

by Erik J. Wielenberg

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Published by Cambridge University Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Ethics & Moral Philosophy,
  • Religion and ethics,
  • Philosophy,
  • Philosophy / General,
  • Religious,
  • Atheism,
  • Values

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages204
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL7766393M
    ISBN 100521845653
    ISBN 109780521845656

    Febru , Greencastle, Ind. - Value and Virtue in a Godless Universe, a new book by Erik J. Wielenberg, assistant professor of philosophy, is now text, available in both hardback and paperback editions, is published by Cambridge University Press. Value and Virtue in a Godless Universe. Roger Paden - - Review of Metaphysics 59 (2) Raymond Dennehy - - International Philosophical Quarterly 46 (1)

    Value and Virtue in a Godless Universe is written in a clear and accessible style, such that it could be used as a text in an undergraduate course in philosophy of religion or ethics. However, it is not overly simplistic; the arguments contained in the book are well-crafted and deserve careful attention. CAMBRIDGE UNIVERSITY PRESS Cambridge,NewYork,Melbourne,Madrid,CapeTown,Singapore,SaoPaulo˜ CambridgeUniversityPress 40West20thStreet,NewYork,NY–,USA.

    (from his Value and Virtue in a Godless Universe (Cambridge, ); footnotes omitted) 1. The Meanings of Life It is often maintained that if God does not exist then human life is meaningless. There are a number of ways one might understand this claim, depending on how one understands what it is for a human life to have meaning. The moral landscape in a Godless universe is different from the moral landscape in a Christian universe, but it does indeed exist. Value and Virtue in a Godless Universe is a tour of some of the central landmarks of this under-explored territory. Library of Congress subject headings for this publication: Religion and ethics, Atheism, Values.


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Value and Virtue in a Godless Universe is an indispensable text for a multitude of philosophically minded readers: theists, naturalists, wizened philosophers, and anyone that may be new to the philosophical game.

The book contains a considerable amount of broad and heavy philosophical camps, yet Wielenberg displays an artful ability to expose Cited by: Value and Virtue in a Godless Universe is an indispensable text for a multitude of philosophically minded readers: theists, naturalists, wizened philosophers, and anyone that may be new to the philosophical game.

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Professor Wielenberg is an Assistant Professor of Philosophy at DePauw University. Professor Wielenberg tries to do two things: first he wants to rebut claims that, without a supernatural basis, life has no meaning or Naturalistic /5.

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[Erik J Wielenberg] -- In this book, Erik J. Wielenberg disputes the belief that without God there are no moral obligations and that notions of virtue and vice and good and evil have no place.

Wielenberg argues that these. Erik J. Wielenberg, Value and Virtue in a Godless Universe, Cambridge University Press,pp, $ (pbk), ISBN Reviewed by John Cottingham, University of Reading Wielenberg's book is a conditional apologia for naturalism.

V. Final Thoughts. Along with Morality Without God, Value and Virtue in a Godless Universe is a book I would highly recommend to those interested in non-theistic ethics.

At just pages, it’s very light reading, yet manages to make its points succinctly, so that none of it feels incomplete. Synopsis of Value and Virtue in a Godless Universe. Introduction. As the book is an exercise in naturalistic ethics, I begin by offering an account of what I mean by ‘naturalism’.

The most important features of naturalism, as I understand it, are that it implies that there is no God, there are no non-physical or immortal souls, and that. The moral landscape in a Godless universe is different from the moral landscape in a Christian universe, but it does indeed exist.

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