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Unformatted text preview: Non-Theists of Natural Law The Divine Command is whatever God said is good by default, and bad is what God doesnt say Not reasoned Gods command is arbitrary (mysterious) Not impartial because there is a multiplicity of religion Which one is right? Who decides right & wrong? Theists Religious (Gods intended function /order/purpose) Non-Theists Non-religious Argue that there are ordered rules to the universe, observed by science Unnatural = bad Reason guides Function What is natural? Intended function (Potential) Aristotle Telos (Point to potential) Telos of an acorn? Oak tree Telos of human? Its hard to decide what is the answer because we dont know the intended function of us Some things unnatural, but they arent immoral (bad) (like you wear pants, use mouth to communicate/whistle, etc) Why are any unnatural things immoral?...
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- Spring '11