Philosophy of Religion

Chapter  9: Religion, Morality and Ethics

Section 2 The Questions

  1. Does Morality depend upon a belief in a deity?
  2. Does Morality depend upon religion?
  3. Are religious ethics and secular ethics similar or essentially different?
  4. What foundation other than religion is possible for moral codes?
  5. Do non-religious (secular) ethics actually work as a foundation for morality?
  6. Can a society sustain itself for very long without a religious foundation for its morality?

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