Treatise on Happiness

Treatise on Happiness

by St. Thomas Aquinas, John A. Oesterle
     
 

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The Treatise on Happiness and the accompanying Treatise on Human Acts comprise the first twenty-one questions of I-II of the Summa Theologiae. From his careful consideration of what true happiness is, to his comprehensive discussion of how it can be attained, St. Thomas Aquinas offers a challenging and classic statement of the goals of human life, both ultimate and

Overview

The Treatise on Happiness and the accompanying Treatise on Human Acts comprise the first twenty-one questions of I-II of the Summa Theologiae. From his careful consideration of what true happiness is, to his comprehensive discussion of how it can be attained, St. Thomas Aquinas offers a challenging and classic statement of the goals of human life, both ultimate and proximate. This translation presents in accurate, consistent, contemporary English the great Christian thinker's enduring contributions on the subject of man's happiness.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780268018498
Publisher:
University of Notre Dame Press
Publication date:
01/28/1984
Series:
ND Series in Great Books Series
Edition description:
1
Pages:
224
Sales rank:
625,622
Product dimensions:
5.50(w) x 8.40(h) x 0.60(d)

Meet the Author

The late John A. Oesterle was assistant chairman of the department of philosophy at the University of Notre Dame (1972-1977) and the editor of The New Scholasticism (1967-1977).

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