Is The Basis Of Morality
Natural Or Supernatural?

A Debate Between
Richard Taylor and William Lane Craig
Union College, Schenectady, New York
October 8, 1993

One of America’s most eminent philosophers, Richard Taylor earned a Ph. D. in philosophy from Brown University. Dr. Taylor has taught philosophy at Brown, Union College, the University of Rochester, and Hartwick College. He has written the best-selling Metaphysics, which has gone through several editions, as well as those works listed below. Dr. Taylor lives with his wife, Kim Fontana, and his two sons, Aristotle and Xeno, in Trumansburn, New York.

William Lane Craig earned a doctorate in philosophy at the University of Birmingham, England, before taking a doctorate in theology from the Ludwig Maximiliens Universität–München, Germany, at which latter institution he was for two years a Fellow of the Alexander von Humboldt–Stiftung. Having spent seven years at the Higher Institute of Philosophy of the Katholike Universiteit Leuven, Belgium, he is currently a Research Professor of Philosophy at Talbot School of Theology. He has authored over a dozen books, including those listed below, as well as nearly a hundred articles in professional journals of philosophy and theology, including The Journal of Philosophy, American Philosophical Quarterly, Philosophical Studies, Philosophy, and British Journal for the Philosophy of Science. He currently lives in Atlanta with his wife Jan and their two children, Charity and John.

The Debate

Richard Taylor's Opening Statement
William Lane Craig's Opending Statement
Taylor's First Rebuttal
Craig's First Rebuttal
Taylor's Counter-Rebuttal
Craig's Counter-Rebuttal
Taylor's Closing Statement
Craig's Closing Statement
Audience Question & Answer Time

Works by William Lane Craig


Selected Articles:

Works by Richard Taylor