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Where does the theory have its roots
Ancient Greece
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What do they say about the world
natural order to the world should be followed
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who did the theory originate from
Aristotle
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What doe humans have within them
a divine spark, find out how to live according to God's will
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what does Aquinas say we can do
use reason to reflect human nature + discover 'telos'
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What does Cicero say
absolutist + deontological = moral code created by God
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Talk about exterior + interior acts
aquinas intention of act important, cannot act good for wrong reasons
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give an example of a good act but wrong intention
help old lady across the road to impress friends
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Name the 3 types of law
divine (bible word of God), natural (reason understand human nature), eternal (god makes world only partial understanding)
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talk about apparent good's
not fit human ideals need to work out real gods
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What do the primary precepts aim to do
direct reflection of God's law, live society, educate children, worship God, reproduction, preserve innocent
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what are the secondary precepts necessary for
human flourishing, not abort, murder, defend defenceless, suicide
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Say a quote about reason from Plato
reason is the true self of every man since it is the supreme + better man
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What is Eudamonia
supreme good + flourish society
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what is good about the theory
establish common rules not dictate what should be done = concentrate human character
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How is it bad
cannot work complex situations, reason must be underpinned church teaching
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why do they oppose euthanasia = Barth
reject God's purpose for your life, life absolute value no other can outweigh
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Explain the D of D effect
times cannot do goof without bad consequence = e.g. ovarian cancer foetus dies save mother = not on purpose
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