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6:30 PM Who am I to Judge? Politics and the Problem of Moral Relativism

George Mason University 

Hub Ballroom

6:30 PM

A lecture by Prof. Michael Gorman (CUA)

This event is free and open to the public

Lecture Description:

 

Some people say that morality is relative--what's right for you might be wrong for me, and what's wrong for you might be right for me. But this position has a lot of problems, and it's hard to find anyone who actually believes it consistently. Why, then, is it so attractive? This talk will be about why moral relativism seems important to us and how we can get along without it.

Speaker Bio:

Michael Gorman is associate professor of philosophy at CUA. He received a doctorate in philosophy from SUNY Buffalo and a doctorate in theology from Boston College. He is also a scholar in the Templeton Virtue Project and a fellow of CUA's Institute for Human Ecology. He recently published a book, Aquinas on the Metaphysics of the Hypostatic Union, published by Cambridge University Press.   

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