Enlightenment Thinking and the Art that it Inspired

The Scientific Revolution sprung out of the Renaissance and suggested that individual human beings can interpret the world through experimentation on and within nature. This gave rise to Enlightenment thinking, where the type of knowledge coming from science became the accepted and only way in which objective truth claims could be validated. This effectively split…

Do “Christian Values” Convey Moral Truth?

“Moral experience—the actual possession and exercise of good character—is necessary truly to understand moral principles and profitably to apply them..” — Aristotle, Ethics When people use the term “values”, what they are likely referring to is objective morality. Such a person is communicating that they believe there are moral facts that tell us what one ought…