Summa Theologiae: Volume 42, Courage: 2a2ae. 123-140 by Thomas AquinasSumma Theologiae: Volume 42, Courage: 2a2ae. 123-140 by Thomas Aquinas

Summa Theologiae: Volume 42, Courage: 2a2ae. 123-140

byThomas AquinasEditorAnthony Ross, P. G. Walsh

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 42, Courage: 2a2ae. 123-140Format:PaperbackDimensions:280 pages, 8.5 × 5.43 × 0.63 inPublished:October 26, 2006Publisher:Cambridge University PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0521029503

ISBN - 13:9780521029506


Table of Contents

General preface; Editorial notes; Introduction; Question 123. Courage itself; Question 124. Martyrdom; Question 125. Fear; Question 126. The vice of fearlessness; Question 127. Daring; Question 128. The divisions of courage; Question 129. Magnanimity; Question 130. Presumption; Question 131. Ambition; Question 132. Vainglory; Question 133. Pusillanimity; Question 134. Magnificence; Question 135. The vices opposed to magnificence; Question 136. Patience; Question 137. Perseverance; Question 138. The vices opposed to perseverance; Question 139. The gift of courage; Question 140. The precepts associated with courage; Appendix; Glossary; Index.