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Unformatted text preview: ← Problems for Divine Command Theory • Assumes that god exists • Assumes that we know what god wants/commands • “God is good” no longer means what we intend it to mean • Characteristics of god o Omnipotent o Omniscient o Omnipresent o Omnibenevolent • Appears to be relative/subjunctive • Implies that is possible for cruelty to be right( i.e. if god commands it) 25/01/2008 21:24:00 ← 25/01/2008 21:24:00 ←...
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- Spring '08
- Philosophy, objective moral standards