Secular morality and international security American and British decisions about war by Maria Fanis

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Published by University of Michigan Press in Ann Arbor .

Written in English

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Subjects:

  • Oregon question,
  • National interest,
  • History,
  • Nationalism,
  • War,
  • Causes,
  • Case studies

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. 209-225) and index.

Book details

StatementMaria Fanis
Classifications
LC ClassificationsJZ6385 .F36 2011
The Physical Object
Paginationxii, 240 p. ;
Number of Pages240
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL25016390M
ISBN 109780472117550, 9780472026395
LC Control Number2010043125

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Brand: University of Michigan Press. Secular morality is the aspect of philosophy that deals with morality outside of religious traditions. Modern examples include humanism, freethinking, and most versions of onal philosophies with ancient roots include those such as skepticism and virtue ethics.

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Well secular morality is not going to offer you a cosmic police officer or judge that is going to stop or punish a person like this in some life after death. All we have to do is recognize that a person who wants to harm others is going to violate the other person’s right not to be harmed, and this will increase suffering.

Secular morality is based upon the principle that happiness is the chief end and aim of mankind. And although there are doubtless, persons who would warmly dispute this fundamental principle, it is very questionable whether their objection is not more verbal than anything else. That all men desire happiness is certain.

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and British national interest to shifts in these nations' domestic codes of morality. Fanis's findings have important implications for contemporary international relations theory. John Shook. John Shook was Director of Education and Senior Research Fellow at the Center for Inquiry–Transnational in Amherst, N.Y., and Research Associate in Philosophy at the University at Buffalo, since He has authored and edited more than a dozen books, is a co-editor of three philosophy journals, and travels for lectures and debates across the United.

It is the same as any other kind of morality, except that it acknowledges the fact that you can be a good person and not go to a specific church, be a member of a specific religion, or any church or any religion.

If the premise was that you had to. (shelved 1 time as secular-humanism) avg rating — 3, ratings — published Want to Read saving. SECULAR MORALITY is a book that will benefit students and instructors alike.

Students of logic, persuasion, philosophy, and more, will find Part One to be a helpful guide in understanding the principles of secular morality and the premises that shape moral argument; students will also appreciate the way Part Two provides examples of secular morality put into practice through.

Atheism buys security at the expense of morality. Yet this is a reading that sits uncomfortably with the idea that if God does not exist, then everything and anything is permitted. God, in other words, is a form of security, an insurance that while humans may have moral choice they are also constrained in the choices that they have – and in.

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The discussion of morals has always interested me especially in a secular society where the people who rule us operate through the lenses of secularism. What I find odd is that secular governments and secularists in general enact laws and try to educate others on what they believe to be "good".

To think secular morality is a good thing is a delusion. If I follow the teachings of the New Testament, I am to love others, not steal, not lie, not commit adultery, not murder, not mistreat the poor, help the widows, and be forgiving.

Secular morality cannot and doesn't offer such a basis. Let me give an example. The secularity of security: The secularist bias of modern security-studies and its impact on international relations Author: Moria Bar-Maoz Abstract The belief that religion needs to be brought back into political theories is fast becoming the new gospel of IR.

However, in the realm of Security studies, this restorative discourse can turnFile Size: KB. Secular humanism is a philosophy or life stance that embraces human reason, secular ethics, and philosophical naturalism while specifically rejecting religious dogma, supernaturalism, and superstition as the basis of morality and decision making.

Secular humanism posits that human beings are capable of being ethical and moral without religion or belief in a deity. Philosophy of Religion: Chapter 9: Religion, Morality and Ethics. Section 7 Secular Morality as Inferior.

There are those who argue that any attempt to arrive at a philosophical ethics or a basis for morality that is independent of religion is bound to failure. In her book, Secular Morality and International Security (University of Michigan Press), Fanis combines insights from cultural and gender studies, intellectual and labor history, and social theory in order to show how domestic ethical codes influence perceptions of threat from abroad.

Objective Secular Morality. By: Dean Tersigni One of the common criticisms of a secular world view is that, without a god, you can't have objective morality. In this article, I will illustrate what secular morality is and how it's objective by.

In her book, Secular Morality and International Security, she combines insights from cultural and gender studies, intellectual and labor history, and social theory in order to show how domestic ethical codes influence perceptions of threat from abroad.

In secular morality, the majority rules Science Two recent studies on morality showed the choices of the majority often dictate society’s moral standards. In one study, published in the Journal of Experimental Psychology, Majority morality is not just a secular : Julie Borg.

Secular ethics is a branch of moral philosophy in which ethics is based solely on human faculties such as logic, empathy, reason or moral intuition, and not derived from belief in supernatural revelation or guidance—the source of ethics in many r ethics refers to any ethical system that does not draw on the supernatural, and includes humanism, secularism and.

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Stephen Hicks is Professor of Philosophy and the Executive Director of the Center for Ethics and Entrepreneurship. He is the author of Explaining Postmodernism: Skepticism and Socialism from Rousseau to Foucault (Scholargy, ), Nietzsche and the Nazis (), and he is the co-editor of The Art of Reasoning: Readings for Logical Analysis (W.W.

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(I presume he rated the Bible No). Where Religious and Secular Meet. And many of the world’s international governmental organizations pass resolutions based on secular ethics, privacy policies, and security practices that differ from those on our website. By referring or linking you to this website, we do not endorse or guarantee this content, products, or services.

“What is a secular moralist?” Morality is what it is. It should be essentially the same whether it is secular or faith-based. The problem with secular morality is that there is no permanent definition of what it is.

In our present culture we know. By doing away with religion secularism has taken a dangerous path that has no end to moral degradation. This website is for people of various faiths who seek to understand Islam and Muslims. It contains a lot of brief, yet informative articles about different aspects of Islam.

New articles are added every week. Also, it features Live Help through chat. No, secular morality, like all of secular thinking, is much more difficult, much less emotionally-pleasing, but it is superior because it actually makes rational sense. I think that’s the problem though, we shouldn’t expect secular morality to be presented in a nice, neat package, bottled and sanitized for your protection.

Conversely, James Bernat in his book, Ethical issues in neurology defines secular ethics as the invention of human ‘rational’ dialogue that assumes that mankind can create a comprehensive and world-wide structure of morality that is void of religious framework.

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Section 5 Morality as Secular and Utilitarian: Patrick Nowell Smith holds that not only are ethics based upon philosophical reasoning (secular ethics) different from and autonomous from ethics based upon religion but philosophical ethics is superior to religious ethics.

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