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Department
Philosophy
Course
CAS PH 155
Professor
James Schmidt
Semester
Spring

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God Law St. Thomas Aquinas Human law cannot punish or prohibit every evil action, because in trying to eliminate evils it may also do away with many good things, and in the interest of the common good which is necessary for Human society may be adversely affected. Tyrannical law not in accordance with reason is not law but a perversion of law Alaw is unjust if burdens are placed on the community in an unequal fashion even if they are aimed at the common good, there are acts of violence rather than law. When faced with unjust laws you should give up your right to disobey as Mathews gospel says “if someone
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