Publication Date

2008

Abstract

In the search for a global ethic, natural law continues to be a lively area of discussionand a difficult one. For the purpose of communicating a natural law ethic of global proportions, this article first discusses four negative connotations of natural law, and then proceeds more positively in sections dealing respectively with global consciousness, self-transcendence as the interior foundation of natural law, and new contexts of ecology and evolution. We conclude to the multi-dimensional significance of natural law in promoting a conversion to a global morality, and for stimulating a global conversation to that end.

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Open Access Journal Article

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