Unformatted text preview: a. since all require law-givers, moral laws require a moral law-giver. Moral law-givers are intentional, deliberate agents. Thus, some intentional, deliberate moral agent exists, and is the ground of objective moral truths b. objection: there are law-like or normative principles that seemingly have no need of law-giver to explain their truth. i. Examples: laws of nature and laws of mathematics 2. Moral laws as necessary laws require a necessary being a. Supernatural facts ground moral claims Need for an explanation-if the moral laws are universal, objective for all, then there must be one explanation Moral laws of God god as a necessary and moral laws as necessary -god knows all true propositions - moral truths- truth telling is always good Laws of Nature law of gravity needs no law-giver...
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This note was uploaded on 04/20/2011 for the course PHIL 105 taught by Professor Johnson during the Spring '10 term at Saint Louis.
- Spring '10