Cambridge Critical Guides

A Critical Guide
 
 
Cambridge University Press
  • erschienen am 1. März 2018
 
  • Buch
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  • Softcover
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  • 263 Seiten
978-1-107-62146-6 (ISBN)
 
This collection of specially commissioned new essays philosophically examines Aquinas's major work on evil. The first book-length English-language study of Aquinas's work on evil, the chapters examine a diverse range of issues relevant to disciplines including medieval philosophy, ethics, philosophy of action, metaphysics, history of philosophy, and theology.
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  • USA
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  • Höhe: 155 mm
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  • Breite: 229 mm
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  • Dicke: 16 mm
  • 406 gr
978-1-107-62146-6 (9781107621466)
1107621461 (1107621461)
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M. V. Dougherty is Professor of Philosophy at Ohio Dominican University. He is the author of Moral Dilemmas in Medieval Thought: From Gratian to Aquinas (Cambridge, 2011) and editor of Pico della Mirandola: New Essays (Cambridge, 2008).
Introduction M. V. Dougherty; 1. Metaphysical themes in De malo, 1 John F. Wippel; 2. Weakness and willful wrongdoing in Aquinas's De malo Bonnie Kent and Ashley Dressel; 3. Free choice Peter Furlong and Tobias Hoffmann; 4. Venial sin and the ultimate end Steven J. Jensen; 5. The promise and pitfalls of glory: Aquinas on the forgotten vice of vainglory Rebecca Konyndyk DeYoung; 6. The goodness and evil of objects and ends Thomas M. Osborne, Jr; 7. Evil and moral failure in De malo Carl N. Still and Darren E. Dahl; 8. Attention, intentionality, and mind-reading in Aquinas's De malo, q. 16, a. 8 Therese Scarpelli Cory; 9. Evil as privation: the Neoplatonic background to Aquinas's De malo, 1 Fran O'Rourke; 10. Moral luck and the capital vices in De malo: gluttony and lust M. V. Dougherty; Bibliography; Index.
'This volume contains insightful and well-argued essays ... illuminating the nature and application of the claims that Thomas makes in De malo. Readers of Thomas will be grateful for its appearance.' Robert C. Miner, Baylor University, Texas 'The collection of essays found in this book examines Aquinas's 'Disputed Questions on Evil' from a variety of angles and will be of great interest to those who wish to learn more about the theologian of the Catholic Church. ... Recent years have seen an increased interest in Aquinas's 'Disputed Questions on Evil'. This book helps us appreciate all that is distinctive about this great theological work.' Pravin Thevathasan, Catholic Medical Quarterly "This volume contains insightful and well-argued essays ... illuminating the nature and application of the claims that Thomas makes in De malo. Readers of Thomas will be grateful for its appearance."
Robert C. Miner, Baylor University 'The collection of essays found in this book examines Aquinas's 'Disputed Questions on Evil' from a variety of angles and will be of great interest to those who wish to learn more about the theologian of the Catholic Church. ... Recent years have seen an increased interest in Aquinas's 'Disputed Questions on Evil'. This book helps us appreciate all that is distinctive about this great theological work.' Pravin Thevathasan, Catholic Medical Quarterly

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