The Problem with Moral Relativism (event archive)

January 25, 2012 by  

On both sides of the Atlantic, liberal democracies face economic hardship,continued security threats, and falling confidence in basic institutions of government. Yet, the most serious crisis of all may be moral in nature. The prevailing philosophy of moral relativism has made the pursuit of truth a suspect endeavor and hollowed out the West’s self-confidence. What precisely is the problem? What can be done to restore the strength and vibrancy of our Western intellectual heritage, wherein the ideas of liberty and equality have been asserted, tested, and proven over the course of four millennia? A discussion with acclaimed British philosopher, Roger Scruton.

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  1. […] Roger Scruton at Gerbeaud Cafe in Budapest, Hungary on the topic of moral relativism. Hosted by the Common Sense Society on January 25, […]