Conscience

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  • Conscience
    • Definition
      • Definition of a moral sense of right and wrong
      • Augustine
        • From Divine love of God
      • Luther
    • Aquinas
      • Rational approach telling us what to do
        • Golden mean
        • Summa theological
          • Application of knowledge to activity
            • Work out what is morally right
          • Recto ratio
            • Synderis
            • Stifle through knowledge logically- not a command
          • Conscienta
            • Applying reason to a specific issue
      • Criticsms
        • Cultural relativism
        • Individualism
        • Abortion, etuhanasia
    • Butler
      • 'Faculty of reflection'
        • Sepetates humans from other sentient beings
        • Makes us different
        • Voice within- makes us different
      • Criticsms
        • conscience doesn't exist to make humans think they are good
    • Newman
      • Voice of God
        • Rests on 'myself and my creator'
      • Nature give humans an awareness of God
        • Nurture can destroy it
      • Teachings of the church
        • moderated by the conscience
          • Agent centred
    • Freud
      • ID, EGO, SUPEREGO
    • Fromm
      • illusion of free will
      • parents control you, society etc
      • TINA
      • Nazi Germnay- social consciousness
    • P&K
      • Stages of morality
        • A-B-C
        • Some only at B- incapable of development
    • Criticsms
      • Nietzche
        • Nihlistic PV
      • Dawkins- genese
  • Conscience- not agree with church
    • Luther
  • Innate moral sense
    • Butler
      • 'Faculty of reflection'
        • Sepetates humans from other sentient beings
        • Makes us different
        • Voice within- makes us different
      • Criticsms
        • conscience doesn't exist to make humans think they are good
    • Criminals don't have this
    • 'Great wikedness'
    • Live a moral life- we are capable of moral improvement
  • Guilt complex
    • Freud
      • ID, EGO, SUPEREGO
    • Guilt
    • Oedipus complex
    • Stages

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