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What Suárez was to Scholastic metaphysics in Wolff’s eyes, Wolff was to modern ontology for Kant. 152 Concerning the relationship between Suárez and modern ontology, Heidegger makes an observation similar to Gilson’s: With the peculiar character which the Scholastics gave it, Greek ontology has, in its essentials, travelled the path that leads through the Disputationes 150 Cf. Wolff, Philosophia prima sive ontologia (Frankfurt and Leipzig, 1736, Georg Olms reprint), pars I, Section 2, c. 3, § 169: “Notio entis essentiae, quod sit premium, quod de ente concipitur, & ceterorum, cur insint, vel inesse possint, rationem contineat, est notioni philosophorum conformis.
94 Book three concerns itself chiefly with civil or positive human law. As the natural law is itself a participation and imitation of the eternal law, so is human law considered an imitation—albeit more remotely—of its divine origin. Humanity, graced with freedom and will, is itself the recipient of a Godgiven authority to organize itself and form legislation that governs society. , Vitoria: Political Writings (Cambridge, 1991); Victor M. 2 (2012): 331–342. 92 Cf. 6 (ed. Vivès, vol. 5, p. 168): “Praecepta juris gentium in hoc differunt a praeceptis juris civilis, quia non scripto, sed moribus non unius vel alterius civitatis aut provinciae, sed omnium vel fere omnium nationum constat…” 93 Cf.
It seems specific to the natural law to abstract from every earthly power in which it may be embodied—the pope, the monarch, or the sovereign people—the rules of its law, which in fact establish limits that cannot be transgressed, bracketed, or amended—whether through an act of government, custom, or the decision of the people—because 8 Dalloz, Des lois et du Dieu législateur. -P. Coujou, Avant-propos (Paris, 2003), pp. 83–88. 9 Thomas Aquinas, st II-I, q. 91, a. 2. , q. 94, a. 2: “It is according to the same order of natural inclinations that the order of the precepts of the natural law is taken.