A Philosophical Look at the Seven Principles

The seven UU principles are the foundation of modern Unitarian Universalism. The principles express important values. But, what is their history and how can philosophy help us understand their importance? Today’s message will look at a categorization of the principles from a philosophical perspective and at two important theories of 17th and 18th century philosophy that support modern Unitarian Universalism.

Dr. Terry Goode is a long-time friend of the Fellowship. He has served on the Program Committee, the Communications Committee and is currently a member of the Finance Committee. Terry is a former philosophy teacher and a retired technology company owner. He teaches philosophy for the Clearing in their winter program and for Bjorklunden in their summer program. He and his wife Pam are frequent travelers, and passionate supporters of Good Samaritan-Scandia Village.