On Law, Morality, and Politics

On Law, Morality, and Politics

by Thomas Aquinas
     
 

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The second edition of Aquinas, On Law, Morality, and Politicsretains the selection of texts presented in the first edition but offers them in new translations by Richard J. Regan--including that of his Aquinas, Treatise on Law (Hackett, 2000). A revised Introduction and glossary, an updated select bibliography, and the inclusion of summarizing

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The second edition of Aquinas, On Law, Morality, and Politicsretains the selection of texts presented in the first edition but offers them in new translations by Richard J. Regan--including that of his Aquinas, Treatise on Law (Hackett, 2000). A revised Introduction and glossary, an updated select bibliography, and the inclusion of summarizing headnotes for each of the units--Conscience, Law, Justice, Property, War and Killing, Obedience and Rebellion, and Practical Wisdom and Statecraft—further enhance its usefulness.

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Perfect for presenting the core of St. Thomas' teachings on law, morality, and politics.--Charles E. Butterworth, University of Maryland

The best available selection of texts for the study of Aquinas' natural law doctrine.--Alfonso Gomez-Lobo, Georgetown University

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780872206632
Publisher:
Hackett Publishing Company, Inc.
Publication date:
11/01/2003
Edition description:
Second Edition
Pages:
316
Sales rank:
604,317
Product dimensions:
5.30(w) x 8.40(h) x 0.60(d)

Meet the Author

William P. Baumgarth is Associate Professor of Political Science, Fordham University.

Richard J. Regan is Professor of Political Science, Fordham University.

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