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Philosophical Ideas in Debate

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This series offers fresh examinations of philosophical issues which Jewish, Christian and Islamic philosophers have debated. The debates, which mainly occurred in the medieval period, involve important philosophical issues relating to such themes as time and creation, human and divine action, and the foundations of ethics.

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Divine Command Ethics Jewish and Christian Perspectives

Divine Command Ethics: Jewish and Christian Perspectives

1st Edition

By Michael J. Harris
March 01, 2004

The central aim of this book is to attempt to determine the response of the classic texts of Jewish traditions to the famous dilemma posed in Plato's Euthyphro: Does God freely determine morality, or is morality independent of God? The author argues that the picture that emerges from Jewish texts ...

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