Explain how Natural Law is both teleological and deontological.
Natural Law, according to Cicero is, “right reason in agreement with nature.” In other words, Natural Law is a set of five distinct principles which every human being is naturally inclined to live their life by. These five principles are known as the primary precepts. It is said by many that Natural Law is purely deontological considering the fact that you have a duty not to go against the primary precepts. However, if one delves deeper into the origins of Natural Law they will find that in fact, it comes from an Aristotelean teleological worldview and therefore, Natural Law is both teleological and deontological.