Digest of terms

This section of the Moral Capital website provides brief introductions to many of the terms which are used in discussion of right and wrong. They have a part in the territory of Moral Education. Some are more technical than others, but they are all part of the wealth of thinking that wants to arrive at moral sense. Some are directly linked with religion, some expressly avoiding any suggestion of such link. Whilst moral philosophers affirm the autonomy of ethics, philosophers of religion affirm its autonomy. In consequence, in so far as they operate in overlapping territory, they raise questions from the one for the other. Moreover, the plurality of religion globally is a reminder that there are other traditions of philosophy besides any dominant Western version.

The intention is that the entries to this Digest should continue to grow, both in the number of terms listed and in what is said about them. As an initial means of enabling this to happen, at the end of the Digest section there is a form for such additions to be written and submitted for editorial consideration.

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