The Seven Basic Goods

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The Seven Basic Goods

  • Life - covers various aspects of life from health to procreation (in 2011, Finnis  added  marriage between a man and woman to the list)
  • Knowledge (for its own sake) - being well-informed
  • Friendship and sociability - being sociable and acting in the interests of one's friends
  • Play (for its own sake) - recreation, enjoyment and fun
  • Aesthetic experience - an appreciation of beauty and art
  • Practical reasonableness - using one's intelligence to solve moral problems
  • Religion - a connection  with


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