Erik Wielenberg

Erik WielenbergIn existographies, Erik Wielenberg (c.1972-) (FA:171) is an American atheist moral philosopher noted for []

Overview
In 2005, Wielenberg, in his Value and Virtue in a Godless Universe, touched on famous atheists, e.g. Epicurus, apologists, e.g. Alvin Plantinga, William Craig, and theists, e.g. Rene Descartes, to expound on secular morality and or atheistic morality ideas, such as Kant’s categorical imperative. [1]

Value | Free energy
In 1934, John Neumann, of note, equated the analogon of energy to value and free energy to cash value; likewise, in 1994, James Reiss equated value to Gibbs free energy, in socio-economic terms. (see: HTV table).

Education
Wielenberg completed his BS in philosophy (1994) at Lawrence University, his MA in philosophy (1998) and his PhD, dissertation “The Nature of Moral Virtue” (2000) both at University of Massachusetts, Amherst; since 2000, he has been a professor at DePauw University, Indiana.

References
1. Wielenberg, Erik J. (2005). Value and Virtue in a Godless Universe. Cambridge University Press.

Further reading
● Wielenberg, Erick. (2008). God and the Reach of Reason: C.S. Lewis, David Hume, and Bertrand Russell. Cambridge University Press.

Audio

● Finlay, Reginald (moderator). (2005). “Absolute Morality Without God? Erik Wielenberg vs Robert Morey” (Ѻ), sponsored, by InfidelGuide.com, Sep 23; at: Matthew Robinson, YouTube, 2014.

External links
Erik J. Wielenberg – Wikipedia.
Erik Wielenberg (faculty) – DePauw University.

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