David Bourget (Western Ontario)
David Chalmers (ANU, NYU)
Rafael De Clercq
Ezio Di Nucci
Jack Alan Reynolds
Learn more about PhilPapers
International Journal for the Study of Skepticism 3 (2):77-96 (2013)
Over the last twenty-five years skeptical theism has become one of the leading contemporary responses to the atheological argument from evil. However, more recently, some critics of skeptical theism have argued that the skeptical theists are in fact unwittingly committed to a malignant form of moral skepticism. Several skeptical theists have responded to this critique by appealing to divine commands as a bulwark against the alleged threat of moral skepticism. In this paper we argue that the skeptical theists’ appeal to divine commands fails to rescue their position from the threat of a worrisome form of moral skepticism
|Keywords||argument from evil skeptical theism divine command theories moral skepticism divine commands|
|Categories||categorize this paper)|
Setup an account with your affiliations in order to access resources via your University's proxy server
Configure custom proxy (use this if your affiliation does not provide a proxy)
|Through your library|
References found in this work BETA
No references found.
Citations of this work BETA
No citations found.
Similar books and articles
Stephen Maitzen (2007). Skeptical Theism and God's Commands. Sophia 46 (3):237-243.
Joshua Seigal (2010). Skeptical Theism, Moral Skepticism, and Divine Deception. Forum Philosophicum: International Journal for Philosophy 15 (2):251-274.
Simin Rahimi (2008). Divine Command and Ethical Duty: A Critique of the Scriptural Argument. Journal of Islamic Philosophy 4:77-108.
Philip L. Quinn (1978). Divine Commands and Moral Requirements. Clarendon Press.
Wes Morriston (2009). The Moral Obligations of Reasonable Non-Believers. International Journal for Philosophy of Religion 65 (1):1 - 10.
Paul Rooney (1995). Divine Commands and Arbitrariness. Religious Studies 31 (2):149 - 165.
Jeffrie G. Murphy (1987). Kantian Autonomy and Divine Commands. Faith and Philosophy 4 (3):276-281.
Thomas M. Osborne (2005). Ockham as a Divine-Command Theorist. Religious Studies 41 (1):1-22.
Thomas M. Osborne Jr (2005). Ockham as a Divine-Command Theorist. Religious Studies 41 (1):1 - 22.
John P. Reeder Jr (1975). A Critique of Graber's Divine Command Theory of Ethics. Journal of Religious Ethics 3 (1):157 - 163.
Mark Piper (2007). Skeptical Theism and the Problem of Moral Aporia. International Journal for Philosophy of Religion 62 (2):65 - 79.
Patrick Kain (2005). Interpreting Kant's Theory of Divine Commands. Kantian Review 9 (1):128-149.
Scott Sehon (2010). The Problem of Evil: Skeptical Theism Leads to Moral Paralysis. [REVIEW] International Journal for Philosophy of Religion 67 (2):67 - 80.
John Hare (2000). Kant on Recognizing Our Duties As God's Commands. Faith and Philosophy 17 (4):459-478.
Added to index2011-11-14
Total downloads49 ( #83,864 of 1,793,064 )
Recent downloads (6 months)5 ( #169,529 of 1,793,064 )
How can I increase my downloads?