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By Nicholas Austin

ISBN-10: 162616472X

ISBN-13: 9781626164727

ISBN-10: 1626164738

ISBN-13: 9781626164734

Aquinas on advantage: A Causal Reading is an unique interpretation of 1 of the main compelling debts of advantage within the Western culture, that of the nice theologian and thinker Thomas Aquinas (1224–1274). Taking as its place to begin Aquinas's overlooked definition of advantage when it comes to its "causes," this booklet bargains a scientific research of Aquinas at the nature, genesis, and position of advantage in human life.

Drawing on connections and contrasts among Aquinas and modern remedies of advantage, Austin argues that Aquinas’s causal advantage concept keeps its normative strength at the present time. in addition to supplying a synoptic account of Aquinas on advantage, the e-book contains a longer remedy of the cardinal advantage of temperance, a controversy for the prevalence of Aquinas's suggestion of "habit" over sleek mental bills, and a rethinking of the relation among grace and advantage. With an method that's distinctively theological but strongly conversant with philosophy, this research will supply experts a daring new interpretation of Aquinas’s advantage idea whereas giving scholars a scientific creation with recommended readings from his Summa Theologiae and at the Virtues.

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