National 5 Philosophy – Kantian Ethics

As part of the Moral Philosophy unit you are required to know about Utilitarianism and one other moral theory. We have been learning about Kantian Ethics. You need to be able to explain the main features of it, three criticisms and be able to apply it to different moral situations. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mQ2fvTvtzBM What are the Main … Continue reading National 5 Philosophy – Kantian Ethics

Revelation Through Tradition in Christianity and Islam

Previously we have covered the different types of Revelation and how that can impact on an individuals morality. This lesson we will be looking at how tradition and practices in a religion can impact on an individual. Christian Tradition - History Practices in the earlier church have over time established themselves as tradition. Sometimes a … Continue reading Revelation Through Tradition in Christianity and Islam

Divine Command Theory/ Moral Autonomy

We have already covered that God can communicate with Christians in many ways, both through General and Special Revelation.¬†Similarly, Muslims believe that Allah has communicated with them in different ways about how he wants Muslims to act. Some of these ways include : Directly (special revelation) - this could be a voice, vision or it … Continue reading Divine Command Theory/ Moral Autonomy

The Euthyphro Dilemma

What is the Euthyphro Dilemma?
The Euthyphro Dillemma explained as well as the Strengths and Weaknesses of each side of the dilemma.
Revision Guide for Morality and Moral Philosophy