||I. Ethical Theory, Ethical Practice, and the Public Square. A. Relativism versus Objectivism. 1. A Defense of Moral Relativism / Ruth Benedict. 2. A Critique of Moral Relativism / Francis J. Beckwith. B. Ethical Theory. 3. The Categorical Imperative / Immanuel Kant. 4. Utilitarianism / John Stuart Mill. 5. The Natural Law Theory of St. Thomas Aquinas / Susan Dimock. 6. Vision and Virtue / William K. Kilpatrick. C. God and Morality. 7. Does Ethics Depend on God?: A Debate / J. P. Moreland and Kai Nielsen. D. State Neutrality, Religion, and Morality. 8. The Place of Religious Argument in a Free and Democratic Society / Robert Audi.