The Natural Law: A Study in Legal and Social History and Philosophy (Hardcover)

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ISBN: 0865971609    EAN: 9780865971608

Hardcover

Marc Notes:
Includes bibliographical references (p. [239]-247) and index.
Table of Contents:
Preface x Acknowledgments xiii 1. Perfection and Perfectibility 1
2. From Olympus to the Form of the Good 29
3. The Godlike Man: Aristotle to Plotinus 58
4. Christianity Rejects Perfection: The Elements 96
5. Pelagius and His Critics 138
6. Perfectibility Within Christianity: The Ascetico-Mystical Tradition 174
7. Perfectibility Within Christianity: Protestant and Heretical 202
8. Perfecting by Social Action: The Presuppositions 226
9. Governmentalists, Anarchists, and Geneticists 262
10. The Perfecting of Man by Scientific Progress 295
11. Progress by Natural Development: From Joachim to Marx 332
12. Progress by Natural Development: From Darwin to Teilhard 378
13. Perfect on Renounced: The Dystopians 413
14. Mysticism and Humanity 453
15. The New Mysticism: Paradise Now 479 Subject Index 513
Name and Title Index 521

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