I recently read Jay Wallace’s The View From Here, in which he discusses the tensions which arise in our moral psychology when trying to affirm anything in our lives unconditionally. In this post, I’ll try to resist some of Wallace’s claims which, he thinks, require us to have a very ambivalent attitude about our own lives and our place in world history.
At a department function on Friday, I had an interesting conversation with two of my compadres about moral realism and its interaction with theism. They presented some thought-provoking challenges to my (very rough) views, and so I’ve added some thoughts here. Continue reading God and moral realism, informally speaking