11 - o Biologically determined Christian o Total skepticism...

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Pessimistic naturalism (Nihilism-comes from Latin word for nothing) 1. Low view of human reason (skepticism) Modern/optimistic o Knowledge=belief that is objective and certain (Objective) Free from biased of tradition Scientific knowledge- universally true everywhere We can get objectivity and certainty Pessimist/nihilist o Modern idea of objectivity is impossible to attain o The only knowledge that we have is finite, limited cultural perspective
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Unformatted text preview: o Biologically determined Christian o Total skepticism is impossible o Transcendent reason revealed o Human reason comes from God o Cultural and human limits do not equal relativism 2. Low view of human dignity/value 3. Low view of human morality No objective purpose no objective, universal moral obligations Morality is invented, not discovered moral relativism...
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This note was uploaded on 04/14/2011 for the course THEOLOGY 100 taught by Professor Farley during the Spring '11 term at Saint Louis.

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