CORE: Natural Law and Human Flourishing

Day 2
Session 2
12:00 PM

This lecture provides an introduction to (1) what natural law is; (2) what human flourishing is; (3) some common objections to natural law and answers; (4) why natural law matters for societies that aspire to be free and virtuous and its relation to divine revelation.


Recommended Readings

Samuel Gregg, Reason, Faith, and the Struggle for Western Civilization (2019)

John Finnis, Natural Law and Natural Rights (1980)

J. Budziszewski, Written on the Heart: The Case for Natural Law (1997)

David Novak, Natural Law and Judaism (1998)

Anver M. Emon, Islamic Natural Law Theories (2010)

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