Natural Law i)Aquinas – 13th Century, wrote Summa TheologicaImmutability – Natural Order, God given purposeBiblical E...
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Natural law - essay structure

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  • 1. Natural Law i)Aquinas – 13th Century, wrote Summa TheologicaImmutability – Natural Order, God given purposeBiblical Evidence – Romans 1-3, Matt 19:3-9Precepts – primary and SecondaryFour channels of law – Eternal, Divine, Natural, Human3 norms – Binding, manifesting, discriminatingNaturalism – good can be compared alongside natural properties such as health and happiness ii)Assumptions made – we all seek to worship GodWeaknesses – Only one purpose, too prescriptiveNaturalistic Fallacy – G.E MooreStrengths – Gives everyone purpose, objective moralityProportionalism – Hoose and McCormick