Which religious code of ethics is most applicable to modern day life and why? How can religious faith justify the existence of international terrorism and an all-loving, omnipotent god?
Do religious belief systems contradict modern day notions of equality for women? According to the Bible homosexuals can have no god. Is Buddhism the only religion applicable to modern life in the UK? What do pagan and neo-wicca belief systems have to offer in the face of 21st century living? Ethics and Religion Dissertation Topics Religious ethics or religion and ethics is concerned with understanding the morality of religion, how it applies to every day life and key moments throughout history.
Religion and morality are synonymous. What ethical beliefs are involved in the Hindu faith and in what situations are they most applicable? Can military action ever be ethically justified through religious ethics?
Which religions use situation ethics in their moral code and how effective are their codes in moral dilemmas? In the 21st century ethical egoism is the only logical moral code. Which ethical codes are used in Judaism and where do these codes fall short?
The taking of even one innocent life can never be ethically and religiously justified. Islamic fundamentalists have no moral code. The existence of life on earth is evidence of the existence of a higher being. A world so full of evil can not co-exist with an all-loving omnipotent God. If God exists, who made him? God only exists in the minds of the people who follow him.
What challenges are there to the Christian belief that there is only one omnipotent God? Does divinity exist in nature as the Egyptians once believed? Religion is nothing more than a safety net in the face of death.
What conflicting behaviour do Jesus and his disciples display in the Bible and how should believers interpret these inconsistencies? What makes a church? Buildings such as the Sagrada Familia in Barcelona are evidence of divine inspiration. Expensive religious buildings are insensitive to those living in poverty; the very people religion is supposed to support. Demolishing a religious building is an act against the divine. Do believers need religious buildings to connect with their deity?
Do grand religious buildings cause religious leaders to lose touch with their followers? Without the focus of religious buildings, religion would die out. Do you agree that people are only in the presence of the divine when they enter a religious building?
Being married in a church is the only way to be recognised as a couple in the eyes of God. What evidence is there to support that Wiccan and Pagan followers can actually work real spells? What do differing methods of prayer tell us about differing religions? How has Christian worship evolved over time? Is it necessary to baptise a baby to save its soul? Recognition and Political Ontology: Fichte, Hegel, and Honneth , Velimir Stojkovski.
Thomas Aquinas on the Apprehension of Being: Knowledge and Thought in Heidegger and Foucault: The Poetics of Remembrance: Spinoza on Individuals and Individuation: The Paradox of Nature: The finality of religion in Aquinas' theory of human acts , Francisco J Romero. A social contract analysis of Rawls and Rousseau: Supplanting the original position as philosophically most favored , Paul Neiman. To Validate a Feeling: The conception and attributes of God: Hans Jonas's ethic of responsibility applied to anti-aging technologies and the indefinite extension of the human life span , Jeffrey P Goins.
David Hume and the principle of sufficient reason , Ginger Lee. The principle of alternate possibilities: Finding freedom after Frankfurt , Matthew F Pierlott.
Is there a future for Marxist humanism? Beyond egoism and altruism , Li Jing. New waves in metaethics: Naturalist realism, naturalist antirealism and divine commands , Daniel R Kern. Eikos logos and eikos muthos: Hume's conclusions on the existence and nature of God , Timothy S Yoder. The foundations of the politics of difference , Peter Nathaniel Bwanali.
A critique of Descartes' dualism and contemporary immaterialist views of consciousness , Kristin P Schaupp. Respecting plurality in times of change: This collection contains some of the theses and dissertations produced by students in the University of Oregon Philosophy Graduate Program.
The discussion of continuity in The Love of Nike: The central argument of this dissertation is that virtue ethics is overly individualistic. In response, I develop and defend a more relational, ecological account - what I call extended virtues. First, following Andy Clark, My dissertation explores the ecological implications of a process metaphysics, focusing in particular on subjectivity.
Primarily using the work of Whitehead and Deleuze, I explore how taking a process metaphysics seriously Kant on the Human Animal: What is Ethics without Justice? The field of environmental ethics has been in discussion and debate the past 40 years over how to best expand the circle of moral consideration away from a privileged human perspective to encompass the rest of the non-human
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Theses/Dissertations from PDF Dickinson, Travis McLane (), A defense of internalist foundations: direct awareness of fit as the solution to the Sellarsian dilemma. This dissertation is a philosophical inquiry into the problem of the slums that develop in and around large cities in the Global South, considered in the context of globalization. I argue first that theories of global.