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By J. Budziszewski

ISBN-10: 1107165784

ISBN-13: 9781107165786

even supposing St Thomas Aquinas famously claimed that his Summa Theologiae used to be written for 'beginners', modern readers locate it surprisingly tricky. Now, amid a surge of curiosity in advantage ethics J. Budziszewski clarifies and analyzes the text's difficult arguments in regards to the ethical, highbrow, and religious virtues, with a focus at the advantage of justice. In what could be the 1st modern observation on Aquinas's advantage ethics, he juxtaposes the unique textual content with paraphrase and distinctive dialogue, guiding us via its complicated arguments and classical rhetorical figures. maintaining a tally of modern philosophical matters, he contextualizes one of many maximum advantage theorists in heritage and brings Aquinas into the interdisciplinary debates of this day. His brisk and transparent variety illuminates the main the most important of Aquinas' writings on ethical personality and courses us in the course of the labyrinth of this hard yet pivotal work.

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