Introduction to Law: General Concepts

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What is the meaning of law in general?

Any system of uniformity promulgated by the state

What are the general divisions of law according to the text?

State law and divine law

Which subjects are included in physical law according to the text?

All things, including men, without regard to their use of will power and intelligence

What is the source of divine law according to the text?

Revealed through direct revelation by God

What is the binding force of natural law according to the text?

Ever present and binding on all men at all times

In what does divine law concern itself, according to the text?

Concept of sin and salvation

What is the binding force of moral law according to the text?

Varies with changing times and conditions

According to the text, what is the main concern of state law?

Promulgation and enforcement by the state

How is physical law described in the text?

Uniformities of actions and orders of sequence in nature

What is the sanction for violation of purely moral law, as per the text?

Spontaneous social reaction such as public displeasure or pleasure

How is divine law distinguished from state law in the text?

Philosophical theology

What concept does the term 'positive law' represent in the text?

'Rule of conduct' promulgated by legitimate authority

How does state law differ from natural law according to the text?

'Uniformities of actions and orders of sequence in nature'

What does the text suggest about the enforcement of moral law?

'Spontaneous social reactions' occur for violation

What does 'state law' particularly concern, based on the text?

'Promulgation and enforcement' by the state

According to the text, what characterizes 'physical law'?

Uniformities of actions and orders of sequence in nature

What is the binding force of natural law, according to the text?

It is ever present and binding on all men at all times

What is the main concern of divine law, as per the text?

Concept of sin and salvation

How does physical law differ from divine law, natural law, and moral law, according to the text?

Operates on all things, including men, without regard to their willpower and intelligence

What characterizes state law, as mentioned in the text?

Promulgated by the state

According to the text, what is the source of divine law?

Direct revelation

What distinguishes moral law from natural law, as per the text?

Divin inspiration in man of the sense of justice

What is the role of state law, according to the text?

To govern the relations of persons in society

How does the text describe the binding force of state law?

It is only enforced by the state with aid of physical force

What distinguishes physical law from other types of law, based on the text?

It is an order or regularity in nature

According to the text, what is the sanction for violation of purely moral law?

Public displeasure or pleasure

How does state law differ from natural law, as per the text?

State law concerns itself with violations of moral and ethical standards, while natural law concerns uniformities of actions in nature

What does the binding force of moral law depend on, according to the text?

The collective sense of right and wrong in every community

What does purely moral law lack, according to the text?

Definite legal sanction for violation

How does physical law differ from state law, based on the text?

Physical law has no definite legal sanction for violation, while state law is enforced by the state with aid of physical force

What characterizes divine law, according to the text?

It is impressed in man as the core of his higher self at the very moment of being or before that

What is described as 'law only by analogy' in the text?

Physical Law

Test your knowledge of the meaning of law, its general divisions, and subjects of law. This quiz covers the basic concepts and categories of law in a general sense.

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