TITLE

THE NORMATIVE CONFLICT

AUTHOR(S)
Sagi, Avi; Statman, Daniel
PUB. DATE
January 1995
SOURCE
Religion & Morality (978-90-5183-838-1);1995, p119
SOURCE TYPE
Book
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article offers the authors insights on the normative conflict between morality and religion. They mention that the conflict between morality and religion, associated with the theological question is that God cannot issue immoral commands and the religious demand will not conflict with the needs of morality. The say that if God might issue an immoral command, a conflict of obligations between morality and religion might at times ensue.
ACCESSION #
78201682

 

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