The global significance of natural law: Opportunities, quandaries and directions
Kelly, Anthony. (2008) The global significance of natural law: Opportunities, quandaries and directions. Australian Ejournal of Theology. 12, pp. 1 - 31.
In the search for a global ethic, natural law continues to be a lively area of discussionand a difficult one. For the purpose of communicating a natural law ethic of global proportions, this article first discusses four negative connotations of natural law, and then proceeds more positively in sections dealing respectively with global consciousness, self-transcendence as the interior foundation of natural law, and new contexts of ecology and evolution. We conclude to the multi-dimensional significance of natural law in promoting a conversion to a global morality, and for stimulating a global conversation to that end.
|Journal||Australian Ejournal of Theology|
|Journal citation||12, pp. 1 - 31|
|Publisher||Australian Catholic University|
|Open access||Open access|
|Page range||1 - 31|
|Place of publication||Australia|
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