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Religion: A Foundation to Morality


religion: A Foundation to Morality

figure into morality as Hume understands it, but they are far less central. My religiosity consists in a humble admiration of the infinitely superior spirit that reveals itself in the little that we, with our weak and transitory understanding, can comprehend of reality. However, they offer different conceptions of freedom, different ways of reconciling it with necessity, and different ways of understanding why this reconciliation matters for morality. Hume famously claims that Reason is, and ought only to be the slave of the passions, and can never pretend to any other office than to serve and obey them (T ).

Hume would deny that it does, but this is partly because his view of morality itself is so different from Kants. According to Hume, the strict separation of moral and non-moral virtues marks one way in which modern moral thought is inferior to ancient ethics; he also seems to suspect that it reflects an unhealthy fixation on responsibility and guilt inherited from Christianity (Darwall 2013: 89). Sentiments of approval and disapproval are passions, but they tend to be soft and gentle and therefore easily mistaken for thoughts or ideas (T ).

Religion: A Foundation to Morality
religion: A Foundation to Morality

Eight percent of the same amount would be enough to provide a set of basic family planning services to all couples that wanted them and to stabilise the world population in the year 2015. MM 6:395 and 406). Man is not at peace with himself until he has become like unto God. There is the humiliation an agent feels when the moral law strikes down her self-conceit; but respect also feels invigorating and ennobling, since the moral law comes from the agents own reason and represents her higher self and vocation (CPrR 5:73). He clearly believes that monotheistic religions tend to focus human attention on the one God rather than on the enjoyment of life on earth. However, one must interpret this opposition with care. Probable (or causal) reasoning helps us discover cause and effect relations among objects of experience conducive to the realization of pre-selected ends, but such information about cause and effect can never motivate action on its own: It can never in the least concern. Hume argues, however, that only those sentiments experienced from a general point of view count as genuinely moral (T ).

Brief on Morality, Mantle of the Prophet: Religion and Politics in Iran, Morality, Action and Consequence, Egypt the Foundation,


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