Philosophy Lexicon of Arguments

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Natural Laws Bubner I 129
Nomos/Physis/Laws of Nature/Antiquity: separated: Nomos: valid order, separated from
       Physis: actually counters the concept of order (primitive).
With that the law acquires a character of coercion and arbitrariness (Sophists).
In "Gorgias" and "the State" Plato shows the special case of human life, where nature and legality coincide.
Causality/Aristotle: no causality in the modern sense: according to Aristotle, the reasons had to be known as true! This does not correspond to any law!

Bu I
R. Bubner
Antike Themen und ihre moderne Verwandlung Frankfurt 1992


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Ed. Martin Schulz, access date 2017-04-27