Taking this into consideration, is morality possible without God? Critically discuss this question in light of the theories that you have dealt with in this course.

The research essay (assignment) should be a maximum of 1000-1500 words. Please adhere tothe word count! You need to include at least six academic sources. Including in-text references (year and pagenumbers) and a complete bibliography!
The notion of religion as a precondition for morality is deeply entrenched, at the same time highlycontested. In Platos famous Euthyphro, Socrates famously asks whether the gods love goodaction because it is good, or is good action good because it is loved by the gods? Socrates clearlyfavoured the former proposal, yet some thinkers argue that morality is dictated and indeedunthinkable without God.


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