Thomas Aquinas: Disputed Questions on the Virtues

Thomas Aquinas: Disputed Questions on the Virtues

by Thomas Aquinas
     
 

ISBN-10: 0521772257

ISBN-13: 9780521772259

Pub. Date: 08/28/2005

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

The great medieval philosopher Thomas Aquinas (1224/6-1274) was Dominican regent master in theology at the University of Paris, where he presided over a series of academic debates on ethical topics. This volume offers new translations of disputed questions on the nature of virtue. The introduction explains how Aquinas' theory of virtue fits into his conception of

Overview

The great medieval philosopher Thomas Aquinas (1224/6-1274) was Dominican regent master in theology at the University of Paris, where he presided over a series of academic debates on ethical topics. This volume offers new translations of disputed questions on the nature of virtue. The introduction explains how Aquinas' theory of virtue fits into his conception of ethics as a whole, and clarifies Aquinas's views by explaining the institutional and intellectual context in which the disputed questions were debated.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780521772259
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Publication date:
08/28/2005
Series:
Cambridge Texts in the History of Philosophy Series
Pages:
344
Product dimensions:
5.98(w) x 8.98(h) x 0.98(d)

Table of Contents

Disputed questions on the virtues; On the virtues in general; On charity; On brotherly correction; On hope; On the cardinal virtues.

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