Summa Theologiae: Volume 23, Virtue: 1a2ae. 55-67 by Thomas AquinasSumma Theologiae: Volume 23, Virtue: 1a2ae. 55-67 by Thomas Aquinas

Summa Theologiae: Volume 23, Virtue: 1a2ae. 55-67

byThomas AquinasEditorW. D. Hughes

Paperback | October 26, 2006

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The Summa Theologiae ranks among the greatest documents of the Christian Church, and is a landmark of medieval western thought. It provides the framework for Catholic studies in systematic theology and for a classical Christian philosophy, and is regularly consulted by scholars of all faiths and none, across a range of academic disciplines. This paperback reissue of the classic Latin/English edition first published by the English Dominicans in the 1960s and 1970s, in the wake of the Second Vatican Council, has been undertaken in response to regular requests from readers and librarians around the world for the entire series of 61 volumes to be made available again. The original text is unchanged, except for the correction of a small number of typographical errors.
Thomas Aquinas, the most noted philosopher of the Middle Ages, was born near Naples, Italy, to the Count of Aquino and Theodora of Naples. As a young man he determined, in spite of family opposition to enter the new Order of Saint Dominic. He did so in 1244. Thomas Aquinas was a fairly radical Aristotelian. He rejected any form of spec...
Title:Summa Theologiae: Volume 23, Virtue: 1a2ae. 55-67Format:PaperbackDimensions:284 pages, 8.5 × 5.43 × 0.63 inPublished:October 26, 2006Publisher:Cambridge University PressLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0521029317

ISBN - 13:9780521029315


Table of Contents

General Preface; Editorial notes; Introduction; Question 55. The nature of virtue; Question 56. The seat of virtue; Question 57. Intellectual virtues; Question 58. The difference between moral and intellectual virtues; Question 59. The relationship of moral virtues to passion; Question 60. The difference of moral virtues among themselves; Question 61. The cardinal virtues; Question 62. The theological virtues; Question 63. The cause of the virtues; Question 64. The mean of virtue; Question 65. Reciprocity among the virtues; Question 66. Comparison of virtues; Question 67. The duration of virtues after this life; Appendices; Glossary; Index.