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Fall Term, Second and Fourth Fridays, 12:00-1:15 PM
Begins September 15
St. Paul's/Harvard Catholic Center, Harvard Square

Brian FitzGerald, D. Phil., Lecturer on Medieval Studies and the Study of Religion, Harvard University

Open to all, but pre-registration required. What role should law play in governing individual morality? How can we discern the proper use of power by politicians and lawgivers? What is the relationship between our human laws and divine law? Reflecting on these questions and others, each class session will undertake a close reading of several selected questions from the Treatise on Law in the Second Part of the Summa Theologica by St. Thomas Aquinas, in English translation. 

No special background is required, just a willingness to read carefully and work at following the argument. 

A light lunch will be served.

This course is made possible through the support of grant #62372 from the John Templeton Foundation, “In Lumine: Promoting the Catholic Intellectual Tradition on Campuses Nationwide.”

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