Ideas of A.E. Taylor, by Theme

[British, 1869 - 1945, Kingswood School, Bath, and then Oxford. Professor at St Andrew's and then at Edinburgh.]

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23. Ethics / C. Virtue Theory / 3. Virtues / h. Respect
Religious experience deserves the same respect as our other key experiences, and is best called 'holy'
     Full Idea: We respect the religious experience of others in a similar way to our respect for their artistic or sense experiences, and the quality which makes them seem authentic can only be called 'holy'.
     From: report of A.E. Taylor (Vindication of Religion (extract) [1926], III) by PG - Db (ideas)