Moral Arguments for the Existence of God

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[Revised entry by C. Stephen Evans and David Baggett on October 4, 2022.
Changes to: Main text, Bibliography]
Moral arguments for God’s existence form a diverse family of arguments that reason from some feature of morality or the moral life to the existence of God, usually understood as a morally good creator of the universe. Moral arguments are both important and interesting. They are interesting because evaluating their soundness requires attention to practically every important philosophical issue dealt with in metaethics. They are important because of their prominence in popular apologetic arguments for religious belief. Evidence for this…

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