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Natural moral law

What is natural moral law?
There is a natural order to our world that should be followed
Determined by some supernatural power
Started by Aristotle and developed by Thomas Aquinas
Absolute theory of ethics
Happiness and fulfilment
Aquinas considered that by using our reason to reflect on…

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The laws of nature always express values
The laws of nature are rational so we can understand them by using our reason
Morality then is independent of religion and both the believer and the non-believer have to
find out how to live a moral life by listening to reason


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