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2. Humanistic Conscience - has 'an intuitive knowledge of what is human and inhuman, what is conductive to life and what is destructive of life'

  • Piaget
  • Augustine
  • Fromm
  • Freud

3. Who said, of the Gentiles 'God's law is written in their heart, for their own conscience and thought either accuse them or tell them they are doing right'

  • Aquinas
  • Jesus in the Gospels Luke and Matthew
  • Paul in Romans 2:15
  • Peter in 1 Peter 2:12

4. Authoritarian conscience - we internalise rules of external authorities feel guilt for breaking them, and become more submissive to the authority.

  • Aquinas
  • Piaget
  • Fromm
  • Hume

5. What contribution did Piaget make to the debate on conscience?

  • The conscience can never lead us to make bad choices
  • Piaget saw it as a unhealthy thing that preventing us from developing
  • We can study the way the conscience develops over time, noting four phases and stages
  • The conscience is evidence that humans must have been created by God


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