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1. What problems are there in a trying to define the word ''natural'' in nature law theory? What other general criticism can be made of the theory itself. Ans. The problems with the defining the World Natural in Natural law theory is that people have interpreted nature differently. Natural Law Theory proposes that as physical laws of nature exist, so do universal moral laws. These laws disclose themselves to us upon close examination of the world and the nature of humans. Aspects of natural law theory date back to Plato, who posited the existence of transcendental “Forms” (Plato, 1992). Particular instances of these forms – such as the Good , the True, and the Beautiful – are reflected in human life. To “see” the form of the Good (to have a clear idea of it) and incarnate it in one’s deeds is both a cause and consequence of wisdom. In this view humans have reasoning and the Laws of Nature are discernable by human reason. Thus, humans are morally

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