Natural Moral Law

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Is this theory teleological or deontological?
Deontological - Concerned with the action over the consequence
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What is Eternal Law?
refers to the principles by which God governs the universe
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What is Divine Law?
Refers to the Bible, which guides usin reaching out goal of perfection
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What is Natural Law?
The part of eternal law that applies to human choices and ca be known by our natural reason
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For Aquinas, was perfection achievable in this life?
No only after death
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What are the Primary Precepts?
Protection of the innocent, Reproduction, Ordered Society, Worship God, Learning
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What is the difference between the primary and secondary precepts?
Primay Precepts are set in stone whereas the secondary precepts can vary to go with accepted codes of behaviour within the family.
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What is Apparent Good?
Thinking something is good when it isnt really good. Taking us away from what God intended for us
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What is Real Good?
The right use of reason, leading to action that leads us towards perfection.
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What is the definition of causitry?
The process of applying natural moral law principles to have logical consequences.
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What is Double Effect? (Interior and exterior acts)
Refers to situations where there is an inentional outcome but also a significant and unintentional outcome.
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What is Eternal Law?

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refers to the principles by which God governs the universe

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What is Natural Law?

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For Aquinas, was perfection achievable in this life?

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