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    How Old Are Modern Rights?: On the Lockean Roots of Contemporary Human Rights Discourse.S. Adam Seagrave - 2011 - Journal of the History of Ideas 72 (2):305-327.
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    Cicero, Aquinas, and Contemporary Issues in Natural Law Theory.S. Adam Seagrave - 2009 - Review of Metaphysics 62 (3):491-523.
    This paper contends that the natural law theory of Saint Thomas Aquinas has been inappropriately removed from its foundation in the classical philosophical traditions of Cicero and Aristotle. Critics charge that because it refers to the eternal law, and hence divine revelation, St. Thomas’s natural law theory is not “natural.” The author in reply demonstrates the Ciceronian and Aristotelian—and therefore pagan, naturalist—roots of the Thomistic theory. St. Thomas’s discussion of natural law in the Summa mirrors Cicero’s attempted derivation of natural (...)
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    Identity and Diversity in the History of Ideas: A Reply to Brian Tierney.S. Adam Seagrave - 2012 - Journal of the History of Ideas 73 (1):163-166.
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    The Foundations of Natural Morality: On the Compatibility of Natural Rights and the Natural Law.S. Adam Seagrave - 2014 - University of Chicago Press.
    Recent years have seen a renaissance of interest in the relationship between natural law and natural rights. During this time, the concept of natural rights has served as a conceptual lightning rod, either strengthening or severing the bond between traditional natural law and contemporary human rights. Does the concept of natural rights have the natural law as its foundation or are the two ideas, as Leo Strauss argued, profoundly incompatible? With _The Foundations of Natural Morality,_ S. Adam Seagrave addresses this (...)
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