Aquinas argues that there are three basic human inclinations (the inclination to preserve life, procreate, and pursue knowledge and truth) which are based on specific aspects of our nature (as existent beings, as animals, and as rational, respectively). By acting in accordance with these inclinations we are fulfilling our function as human beings. Does this list of basic inclinations seem comprehensive or could you argue that there are other basic human inclinations that need to be considered in order to fulfill our function? If so, on what part of our nature would they be based? Provide an argument for your position.

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