Moral Relativism: Arguments For and Against

The New Apologetics: Defending the Faith in a Post-Christian Era.. Edited by Matthew Nelson. Park Ridge, IL: Word on Fire, 2022. Pp. 25-30

5 Pages Posted: 4 Aug 2022

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Francis Joseph Beckwith

Baylor University - Department of Philosophy; Baylor University - Department of Political Science; Baylor University - Institute for Studies of Religion

Date Written: July 4, 2022

Abstract


In this chapter I make a case against moral relativism.  After defining moral relativism, I critique two major arguments for it: (1) the argument from disagreement, and (2) the argument from tolerance.

Keywords: Moral relativism, natural law, moral absolutism, moral objectivism, Catholicism

Suggested Citation

Beckwith, Francis, Moral Relativism: Arguments For and Against (July 4, 2022). The New Apologetics: Defending the Faith in a Post-Christian Era.. Edited by Matthew Nelson. Park Ridge, IL: Word on Fire, 2022. Pp. 25-30, Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=4153943

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