The natural law reconsidered here is the thomistic theory previously defended by the author it is argued that aquinas removes the legal vocabulary convenient in view of the biblical pedagogy to such an analogical plane that it forms no essential part of his vision of the good life open to creativity and individual vocation the thesis of . Isbn 08204 5414 x the thesis of this book is that there is a need to transcend a legalistic approach in ethics by emphasizing the role of charity and creativity in the moral life the book seeks a liberation not from human nature or human indination but rather from the false constraints of human law and misconstruals of the natural law. Get this from a library natural law reconsidered the ethics of human liberation stephen theron. Finnis john natural law and natural rights oxford oxford university press 1981 at 194 95 law to be clear finniss primary goal here is not to articulate a position regarding the moral status of animals but rather to argue against the treatment of human beings with limited capacities as if they were no different from non human . Any human law that conflicts with natural law is invalid it is not a law at all not all moral laws should find their way into human law because human law is more narrowly focused it is possible for something to be legal but immoral for example lying and cheating human law is below natural law eternal law and divine law
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