Natural Law Ethics Quiz

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Who is referred to as the Angelic Doctor of the Catholic Church?

St. Thomas Aquinas

What did the Stoics equate with law and reason?

Nature

What is the general view of Natural Law Theory regarding moral rules and principles?

Objective, absolute, and universal truths

According to Natural Law Theory, what is to be done and what is to be avoided?

Good is to be done and evil is to be avoided

During which period was Natural Law Theory dominant in the history of Christian moral tradition?

Medieval Period

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Key Figures in Philosophy

  • Thomas Aquinas is referred to as the Angelic Doctor of the Catholic Church.

Stoic Philosophy

  • The Stoics equated law and reason.

Natural Law Theory

  • The general view of Natural Law Theory is that moral rules and principles are based on human nature and are universally applicable.
  • According to Natural Law Theory, humans should strive to do good and avoid evil.
  • This theory was dominant in the history of Christian moral tradition during the Middle Ages.

Test your knowledge of Natural Law Ethics with this quiz. Explore the concept of moral rules and principles as objective, absolute, and universal truths, discoverable through reasoned reflection. Gain insight into the historical significance of Natural Law Theory in Christian moral tradition.

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