Plan for essay on Aquinas (Synderesis Rule (Conscientia, Everyone desires…
Plan for essay on Aquinas
exterior and interior acts
Both Deontological and teleological view
Aristotle and Cardinal Virtues
Worship of God
Preservation of life
So if you don't follow these precepts then are you then considered a bad person? In my opinion these are values everyone should hold but shouldn't be defined as what makes a 'good' person
In terms of non-Christians you have purgatory as the telos of human life is union with God. Purgatory acts as a waiting room for people that were good but weren't religious or didn't beleive in a God etc.
tertiary precepts - 21st century review of secondary precepts
Conscientia : Apparent good > good
People to back up
'It may be that sex does produce babies, but it doesn't follow that sex ought or ought not to be engaged in only for that purpose. Facts are one thing, values are another.
G E Moore
If we were to fulfill our telos as humans ten our society could achieve
Good is a simple notion
'Do good and avoid evil' - Aquinas
Good is subjective
Hierachy of law
Everyone desires to seek good and avoid evil
We all have a sense of reasoning from birth even though it develops with experience.
'No evil can be desirable, either by natural appetite or conscious will' - Aquinas
If the ability to reason is God given, how could it be wrong to use?