Aguinas s Ethics: Metaphysical Foundations, Moral Theory, and Theological Context

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Aguinas s Ethics: Metaphysical Foundations, Moral Theory, and Theological Context

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The purpose of Aquinas s Ethics is to place Thomas Aquinas s moral theory in its full philosophical and theological context and to do so in a way that makes Aquinas (1224/5-1274) readily accessible to students and interested general readers, including those encountering Aquinas for the first time. Rebecca Konyndyk DeYoung, Colleen McCluskey, and Christina Van Dyke begin by explaining Aquinas s theories of the human person and human action, since these ground his moral theory. In their interpretation, Aquinas s theological commitments crucially shape his account of the human person, human capacities for action, and human flourishing. The authors develop a comprehensive picture of Aquinas s thought, which is designed to help students understand how his concept of happiness and the good life are part of a coherent, theologically-informed worldview.

Many studies of Aquinas naturally focus on certain areas of his thought and tend to assume a general knowledge of the whole. Aqu