A Comparative Analysis of Cicero and Aquinas: Nature and the Natural Law

A Comparative Analysis of Cicero and Aquinas: Nature and the Natural Law

by Charles P. Nemeth

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ISBN-13: 9781350091856
Publisher: Bloomsbury Academic
Publication date: 11/29/2018
Series: Bloomsbury Studies in Ancient Philosophy
Pages: 208
Product dimensions: 6.14(w) x 9.21(h) x 0.44(d)

About the Author

Charles P. Nemeth is Professor and Department Chair of Legal Studies, City University of New York, USA.

Table of Contents

1. Background and Context: Cicero and Aquinas i. Introduction ii. The Comparative Setting iii. Biographical Sketch of Cicero iv. Biographical Sketch of St. Thomas Aquinas
2. Nature and the Natural Order in Cicero and Aquinas i. Introduction ii. Nature as Truth, Science and the Natural Order iii. Comparative Conclusion: Cicero and Aquinas: Nature and Natural Order
3. Cicero and Aquinas: Nature and Reason i. Nature and Reason ii. Cicero on Reason iii. Aquinas on Reason iv. The Compatibility of Cicero and Aquinas: Nature, Reason and Virtue
4. Cicero and Aquinas on the Natural Law i. Introduction ii. Cicero on the Natural Law iii. Aquinas on the Natural Law iv. Compatibility on the Natural Law: Cicero and Aquinas
5. Cicero and Aquinas: Compatibility and Contrast i. General Observations on Cicero and Aquinas: Nature, the Natural Order, Reason and the Natural Law ii. Whether Cicero and Aquinas Agree on the Role of Nature and the Natural Order iii. Whether Cicero and Aquinas see Nature and Reason as Essential to their Natural Law Philosophy iv. Whether the Natural Law of Cicero and Aquinas are Compatible v. Conclusion: Implications for Natural Law Reasoning
Conclusion
Bibliography
Index

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