Classic Readings and Canadian Cases in the Philosophy of Law, S. Dimock, ed., Prentice Hall, 2002
29 Pages Posted: 3 Jan 2013 Last revised: 5 Jan 2013
Date Written: January 1, 2002
This article incorporates substantial passages from Thomas Aquinas’s Summa Theologica on law, within a broader discussion of many enduring philosophical questions and debates about the nature of law, the obligation to obey law, the relationship between morality and law, the authority of lawmakers, etc. It is intended primarily as a teaching tool.
Keywords: Natural Law, Common Good, Aquinas, Legal Obligation, Law and Morality
Suggested Citation: Suggested Citation
Dimock, Susan, St. Thomas Aquinas, Law for the Common Good (January 1, 2002). Classic Readings and Canadian Cases in the Philosophy of Law, S. Dimock, ed., Prentice Hall, 2002. Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=2195676