NATURAL LAW THEORY

in the context of Ethics and Political Philosophy the Natural Law Theory implies that there are some natural laws which are true and universal because they either originated at the very nature of reality itself or alternatively in the decrees of a divine law giver, such as a deity.

NATURAL LAW THEORY: "The natural law theory argues for the existence of laws which are simply universal and true."
Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "NATURAL LAW THEORY," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 7, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/natural-law-theory/ (accessed June 19, 2019).
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