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Unformatted text preview: o Was sentenced to death and refused to say that he instead agreed, because he would not be able to fool himself self betrayal (pyramid diagram): divine law, natural law, human law o If subsequent laws are not derived from or reflections of prior laws, then they are invalid o If law is unethical, we are at liberty to disobey it o Law is not only a command, but the embodiment of certain values Absolute value- a value in and of itself, in terms of natural law, something that endures o VS relative value- something which changes, because it is relative to something Modernists- eliminate divine law and see natural law in rationalistic terms o Social and political relations secure rights of liberty, property, security and resistance to oppression...
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This note was uploaded on 12/11/2011 for the course PUBLIC HEA 356 taught by Professor Patrickhill during the Fall '11 term at Rutgers.
- Fall '11