Natural Law

What is missing from this list of primary precepts? To protect life, to reproduce, to teach the young and to worship God.
To live in an ordered society.
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What is 'synderesis'?
Doing good and avoiding evil.
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What is 'eudaimonia'?
Happiness in the sense of human flourishing; living well.
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What are the four natural, or cardinal, virtues identified by Aquinas?
Prudence, temperance, fortitude, justice.
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What is the second-highest tier of law, according to Aquinas?
Divine law.
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What is the doctrine of double effect?
Some actions have more than one effect. If the intention is to do good then other unintentional effects do not make the action bad.
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What does 'telos' mean?
Tail, or end result, or final purpose.
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What are 'apparent goods', according to Aquinas?
Pleasures which seem tempting but which do not accord with the primary precepts.
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Did Aquinas think that people are fundamentally inclined to be good, or fundamentally inclined to be bad?
Fundamentally good.
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What does 'deontological' mean?
Focused on action and duty.
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Aquinas thought that we could distinguish between real and apparent goods by using-what?
Reason.
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What did Aquinas think was the final, ultimate goal of human life?
Being in God's presence (beatific vision: In Christian theology, the beatific vision (Latin: visio beatifica) is the ultimate direct self-communication of God to the individual person. A person possessing the beatific vision reaches, as a member of r
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Aquinas thought that we could distinguish between real and apparent goods by using-what?
Reason.
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What did Aquinas think was the final, ultimate goal of human life?
Being in God's presence (beatific vision: In Christian theology, the beatific vision (Latin: visio beatifica) is the ultimate direct self-communication of God to the individual person. A person possessing the beatific vision reaches, as a member of r
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