Morality without God
Talk Radio: Wednesday, 13 June 2012
In the live broadcast of Philosophy in Action Radio on Wednesday, 13 June 2012, I discussed morality without God with live callers.
Is objective morality possible or necessary without God? Can and should morality be based on observable facts? Listen to Dr. Diana Hsieh's discussion of the secular basis of morality!
- Duration: 32:32
- MP3 File (7.5 MB)
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I'm Dr. Diana Hsieh. I'm a philosopher specializing the application of rational principles to the challenges of real life. I received my Ph.D in philosophy from the University of Colorado at Boulder in 2009. My dissertation defended moral responsibility and moral judgment against the doubts raised by Thomas Nagel's "problem of moral luck."
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