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The Natural Law Tradition in Ethics

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[Revised entry by Mark Murphy on May 26, 2019. Changes to: Main text, Bibliography] 'Natural law theory' is a label that has been applied to theories of ethics, theories of politics, theories of civil law, and theories of religious morality. We will be concerned only with natural law theories of ethics: while such views arguably have some interesting implications for law, politics, and religious morality, these implications will not be our focus here....

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