The Essence of Natural Law

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What allows human beings to judge between possibilities and choose to direct their actions?

Free will

What is necessary to always be part of the process of directing actions towards attaining ends or goods?


What term is used to refer to the consideration of not only our own goods but also the ends or goods of others?

Common good

What does Aquinas remind us we cannot simply pursue without considering the ends or goods of others?

Common good

What is referred to as the limits or measures in our acts that lead to the ends or goods of both ourselves and others?


Explore the essence and varieties of natural law through this quiz, which delves into the concept of free will and the role of reason in directing human actions towards desired ends or goods. Discover the importance of reason in determining the goodness of desired ends.

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