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· Aristotle · Thomas Aquinas
(384 322 BCE) (1225 1274)
Student of Plato Born in Sicily
Taught Alexander the Christian
Great. Fascinated by
Biologist Aristotle and built on
Tried to join faith and
Natural Moral Law
What is natural moral law? (p.23) Take
notes summarising in your own words.
Natural Order that should be followed
from a supernatural power.
Absolute humans need to use their
`reason' to reflect on the end (telos)
purpose and go about achieving it.
Genesis 1 `Made in God's image'
NOT A FIXED LAW using personal
Aristotle's Purpose of life
Eudaimonia = happiness living well,
thriving and flourishing with others in
Reason is the true self of
every man, since it is
supreme and better
part...Reason is in the
highest sense, a man's
Nichomachean Ethics)…read more