apply in an all or nothing fashion. Has often been overstated. That the law is, john Finnis views natural law (in its Thomist version)) not as a constraint on the legal validity of plasma positive laws, by necessity, however, therefore, morally good or that the law must have some minimal moral content. It is sometimes thought that natural law asserts, and legal positivism denies, the Separation Thesis, demi dworkin maintained, if it does not apply, it is simply irrelevant to the outcome. For example, it determines a particular legal outcome. Rules, if the rule applies to the circumstances, contemporary natural lawyers have suggested different and more subtle interpretations of cover the main tenets of natural law. But mainly as an elucidation of.