The Moral Gap: Kantian Ethics, Human Limits, and God's Assistance

Oxford University Press (1996)
Is morality too difficult for human beings? Kant said that it was, except with God's assistance. Contemporary moral philosophers have usually discussed the question without reference to Christian doctrine, and have either diminished the moral demand, exaggerated human moral capacity, or tried to find a substitute in nature for God's assistance. This book looks at these philosophers--from Kant and Kierkegaard to Swinburne, Russell, and R.M. Hare--and the alternative in Christianity.
Keywords Christian ethics  Ethics, Modern  Human beings  Grace (Theology  Theological anthropology Christianity  Apologetics
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Call number BJ1275.H24 1996
ISBN(s) 0198263813   9780198269571
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Roe Fremstedal (2011). The Concept of the Highest Good in Kierkegaard and Kant. International Journal for Philosophy of Religion 69 (3):155-171.
John Hare (2011). Ethics and Religion: Two Kantian Arguments. Philosophical Investigations 34 (2):151-168.
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