Summa Theologiae by St. Thomas Aquinas
SS: Treatise On The Cardinal Virtues
Q[57] Of Right
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After considering prudence we must in due sequence consider justice, the consideration of which will be fourfold:

A[1] Of justice;

A[2] Of its parts;

A[3] Of the corresponding gift;

A[4] Of the precepts relating to justice.

Four points will have to be considered about justice: (1) Right; (2) Justice itself; (3) Injustice; (4) Judgment.

Under the first head there are four points of inquiry:

A[1] Whether right is the object of justice?

A[2] Whether right is fittingly divided into natural and positive right?

A[3] Whether the right of nations is the same as natural right?

A[4] Whether right of dominion and paternal right are distinct species?