Reason, Religion, and Natural Law
From Plato to Spinoza
Edited by Jonathan A. Jacobs
Table of Contents
Notes on Contributors
PART I Ancient Origins
1. "The Rule of Reason in Plato's Laws"
2. "Stoic Eudaimonism and the Natural Law Tradition"
PART II Medieval Jewish Philosophy
3. "Natural Law in Judaism: A Reconsideration"
4. "The Reasons of the Commandments: Rational Tradition without Natural Law"
PART III Medieval Christian Philosophy
5. "Thomas Aquinas and the Difficulties of Reading the Natural Law Written on Our Hearts"
6. "Right Reason in Natural Law Moral Theory: Thomas Aquinas and William of Ockham"
7. "Natural Law, Moral Constructivism, and Duns Scotus's Metaethics: The Centrality of Aesthetic Explanation"
PART IV Spinoza and the Transition to Modern Thought
8. "Spinoza and Natural Law"
9. "Agent Centeredness and Natural Law: Perfectionism, Immanence, and Transcendence"
Douglas B. Rasmussen, Douglas J. Den Uyl