Unformatted text preview: since we are not perfect. However, Rashdall argues that it can exist in a mind e.g. the mind that created the laws that govern “Moral Law.” So if a “Moral Law” exists, some sort of legislator must create it, like any other law. In short, some being other than humans who can’t wholly understand or create it in the first place, must create this moral law. But that legislator cannot be man with his imperfect thinking. Therefore, Rashdall argues, the legislator for which the law exists within is God. God is the only one who can create this thing that quite obviously already exists in our world. Since it exists, it must have been created. And through this reasoning, the creator must have been God....
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This note was uploaded on 09/05/2011 for the course PHL 211 taught by Professor Schueller during the Spring '10 term at Miami University.
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