Summa Theologiae: Volume 43, Temperance: 2a2ae. 141-154 by Thomas AquinasSumma Theologiae: Volume 43, Temperance: 2a2ae. 141-154 by Thomas Aquinas

Summa Theologiae: Volume 43, Temperance: 2a2ae. 141-154

byThomas AquinasEditorThomas Gilby

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...
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Title:Summa Theologiae: Volume 43, Temperance: 2a2ae. 141-154Format:PaperbackDimensions:296 pages, 8.5 × 5.43 × 0.67 inPublished:October 26, 2006Publisher:Cambridge University PressLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0521029511

ISBN - 13:9780521029513

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Table of Contents

General preface; Editorial notes; Introduction; Question 141. Temperance itself; Question 142. Intemperance; Question 143. The parts of temperance in general; Question 144. The feeling of shame; Question 145. The sense of honour; Question 146. Abstinence; Question 147. Fasting; Question 148. Gluttony; Question 149. Sobriety; Question 150. Drunkenness; Question 151. Chastity; Question 152. Virginity; Question 153. The vice of lust in general; Question 154. Specific kinds of lust; Appendices; Glossary; Index.