Natural Law Ethics

Explore Aquinas view of morality

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  • Created on: 10-05-14 13:32
Aquinas' two main influential sources are...
Bible and Aristotle
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Human telos is...
Eudaimonia which can only be achieved in the next life with God
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How many primary precepts are there and what are they?
5-procreation-preservation of life-education-ordered society-worship god
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Most important law
Eternal law from which all moral laws come from
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What is the eternal law?
The mind of God that is eternal and inconceivable and therefore we rely on the divine and nature to uncover it
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What is the Divine Law?
Law that comes from holy sources like the bible and so a good example of divine laws are the Ten Commandments
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