Man As Man The Science and Art of Ethics By: Rev. Thomas J. Higgins Man As Man. One of the great Catholic textbooks in ethics written in the Thomistic Scholastic tradition. Used for years to form college students. Based on what man can know by reason alone; it covers Natural Law; conscience; lying; capital punishment; contraception; divorce; war; animal rights; private property; etc.; etc. Helps one see through today s moral confusion. Great!