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AQUINAS- Treatise on Law

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Department
Philosophy
Course
PHIL 1090
Professor
Sarah Byers
Semester
Fall

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                                                                                                                               January  13  2014 AQUINAS: Theory of Law 13 ­20  C Christendom­Medieval period in Europe “high” 13 th th “late” 14 th “early modern” 15   Ireland: St. Patrick: 4  Century: West Russia, Poland, Hungary: East Culture/religion> Worldview that tells a person who they are. Questions that arise:  What is a person? What is the purpose of life?                           Religion answers these questions How can we be happy? How do we get along? To Learn: Answers to this question and how they impact political and ethical theory. Aquinas: Treatise on Law What is Civic Law and its relation to morality (This law is common in the west). Four Types of Law 1) Civil/positive law­ This la
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