By John Finnis
This booklet makes use of modern analytical instruments to supply uncomplicated debts of values and ideas, group and `common good', justice and human rights, authority, legislation, the different types of legal responsibility, unjust legislations, or even the query of divine authority.
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I, seco 10, paras. 1,2. , para. 39). ; ibid. i. 10. Book lI, C. 7, paras. 4-7; C. 5, paras. 4-5; C. 6, para. 17. 60 S. T. I-lI, q. 94, a. 2. Aquinas would not reject the Vazquez-Suarez formulae, but would give them a subordinate and derivative place in the methodology of ethics. n przmam Secundae, dispo 49, c. 3; Suarez, De Legibus, Book I, c. 5, paras. 12, 15, 16,24; Book lI, c. 6, paras. 6-7, 8, 12, 13,22. Nothing is more striking than the unquestioned, almost undiscussed assumption of this view amidst the luxuriant subtleties of late scholasticism.
220. For the Stoic use of’convenuntia’, see XIII. I, below. ) I I I II II I I L Stolr znjlumre on post-Rmazssance ethlCal theory . y ciled of ali the works cited or quoted with approval by Clarke, and that ali the Ciceronian texts on natural law are translated in the text of Clarke ‘s lectures, as well as referred to and reproduced in his marginal notes: see Clarke, op. , pp. 213-17, 221-2. , p. , p. 209 (Brilish Jloralists, para. 244). ‘Is’ and ‘ought’ in (tristotle and Aqulllas ... Quite unfounded is the notion that ‘in its classical formulations, naturallaw ..
G. , p. 430, quoting and commenting upon Einstein): such an equation is self-refuting. ) The basic principies and requirements of practica! reasonableness are intersubjectively transmissible; their transmissibility can be appreciated by anyone who steadily attends to the matter (Le. to the basic forms of human good) and who is not deflected by the irrelevant objections that not everyone happens to agree in pronouncements on these or related matters, and that the subject-matter and procedures of other disciplines differ from those ofpractica!