Narrative and the Natural Law: An Interpretation of Thomistic Ethics

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Notre Dame University Press, 1994 - Law - 155 pages
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The Narative and the Natural Law brings Thomistic ethics into conversation with ongoing debates in contemporary moral philosophy, especially virtue theory and moral psychology, and with current trends in narrative theory and the philosophy of history. Pamela M. Hall's study offers a solid, challenging alternative to rigid, legalistic interpretations of the substantial discussions of law in Aquinas's Summa theologiae and defends Aquinas's ethics from charges of excessive legalism.

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Natural Law as Law
23
Natural Law and the Old Law
45
Natural Law and the New Law
65
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Hall is Associate Professor of Philosophy and Women's Studies at Emory University in Atlanta.

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