By Knowledge and by Love: Charity and Knowledge in the Moral Theology of St. Thomas Aquinas

By Knowledge and by Love: Charity and Knowledge in the Moral Theology of St. Thomas Aquinas

by Michael Sherwin
     
 

ISBN-10: 0813213932

ISBN-13: 9780813213934

Pub. Date: 04/28/2005

Publisher: Catholic University of America Press

By Knowledge and By Love represents a major contribution to Thomistic moral theology and philosophy by providing a thoughtful examination of Aquinas' psychology of action and his theology of charity. Through a comprehensive analysis of the relation between intellect and will, knowledge and love, and charity and the infused intellectual virtues, Sherwin concludes that,…  See more details below

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By Knowledge and By Love represents a major contribution to Thomistic moral theology and philosophy by providing a thoughtful examination of Aquinas' psychology of action and his theology of charity. Through a comprehensive analysis of the relation between intellect and will, knowledge and love, and charity and the infused intellectual virtues, Sherwin concludes that, far from divorcing the will from reason, Aquinas in his later works integrates reason and will more closely together.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780813213934
Publisher:
Catholic University of America Press
Publication date:
04/28/2005
Pages:
312
Product dimensions:
6.26(w) x 9.28(h) x 1.08(d)

Table of Contents

1Charity's relationship to knowledge1
2The will's role in practical reasoning18
3Knowledge and love in human action63
4Intellect and will in St. Thomas' theology of faith119
5Charity's relationship to knowledge in human action147
6Charity's status as a virtue204
Conclusion : by knowledge and by love239

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