Combining Philosophers

Ideas for Michael Burke, Nicholas Rescher and Thomas Aquinas

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25. Society / E. State Functions / 1. The Law / b. Natural law
Tyrannical laws are irrational, and so not really laws [Aquinas]
Right and wrong actions pertain to natural law, as perceived by practical reason [Aquinas]
25. Society / E. State Functions / 5. War
For Aquinas a war must be in a just cause, have proper authority, and aim at good [Aquinas, by Grayling]