TITLE

THE PREMATURE DISMISSAL OF VOLUNTARISM

AUTHOR(S)
Flannagan, Matthew
PUB. DATE
May 2010
SOURCE
Colloquium: The Australian & New Zealand Theological Review;May2010, Vol. 42 Issue 1, p38
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The author discusses the Divine Command theory. He explores the influential examples of the Divine Command as well as its role in ethics. He examines the concept of voluntarism of philosopher Peter Singer, who argues that the acceptance of the process entails that paradigmatically-evil actions such as torture could be good. The author comments on Singer's description of the opponent's position and examines his arguments and objections that are found in the literature.
ACCESSION #
52046001

 

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