Nature as the ethical norm

a paper read to the Aquinas Society of London on 14 June 1950 by Denis John Bernard Hawkins

Publisher: Blackfriars in [London]

Written in English
Published: Pages: 18 Downloads: 528
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Subjects:

  • Ethics,
  • Natural law

Edition Notes

Statementby D.J.B. Hawkins
SeriesAquinas Society of London. The Aquinas papers -- no. 16, Aquinas paper (Aquinas Society of London) -- no. 16
The Physical Object
Pagination18 p. ;
Number of Pages18
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL14055788M

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From the Back Cover. The book employs the NORM (Neutral, Omnipartial Rule-Making) method to assess a series of complex issues.

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Oxford, Britain: At the Clarendon Press., the word “ ethics The philosophical study and evaluation of the means and ends of human behavior. ” is derived from the Greek ethos or the nature or disposition of a culture. Ethics is further characterized as both a field of study concerned with moral.

The first is ethics, or the study of morality— what is good, bad, right, or wrong in a moral sense. The second is aesthetics, or the study of values in art or beauty—what is good, bad, right, or wrong in art and what constitutes the beautiful and the nonbeautiful in our lives.

This three-part complex which internally orders the ethics of respect for nature is symmetrical with a theory of human ethics grounded on respect for persons.

Such a theory includes, first, a conception of oneself and others as persons, that is, as centers of autonomous choice. In Natural Ethical Facts William Casebeer argues that we can articulate a fully naturalized ethical theory using concepts from evolutionary biology and cognitive science, and that we can study moral cognition just as we study other forms of cognition.

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