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Morals and Revelation

1st Edition

By H. D. Lewis


266 pages

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Hardback: 9780367499105
pub: 2020-06-01
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Originally published in 1951, this book discusses morality and religion , with special attention being paid to the theologian Emil Brunner. It critically examines the state of ethical thinking in the first half of the twentieth century and examines the question of freedom and guilt particularly in relation to psychological theories. The issue of collective guilt is also subjected to close analysis. The problem of our knowledge of God is also discussed with the focus on mysticism and revelation.

Table of Contents

1. Morality and Religion 2. Revelation and Reason – A Study of Emil Brunner 3. Obedience to Conscience 4. The Present State of Ethics 5. Collective Responsibility 6. Moral Freedom in Recent Ethics 7. Guilt and Freedom 8. Some Ambiguities of Mystical Thought 9. Revelation and Art 10. On Poetic Truth

About the Author

H. D. Lewis was Professor of Philosophy at University College, Bangor

About the Series

Routledge Library Editions: Ethics

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Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
PHILOSOPHY / Ethics & Moral Philosophy