By James C. Doig (auth.)
Is Aquinas's Sententia libri Ethicorum an interpretation of Aristotle according to `principles of Christian ethics'? Or can we have in that paintings a presentation of the basis of Aquinas's ethical philosophy? Professor Doig solutions those questions via an exam of the historic context in which the Sententia was once composed.
In Chapters 1-2, the work's position as a corrective of previous commentaries is demonstrated. bankruptcy three, by means of analyzing philosophy at Paris among 1215 and 1283, finds that the concept by means of Aquinas of an ethical philosophy may were unexceptional. bankruptcy 4's research of the rules underlying the ethical concept of the Sententia makes obvious that they have been appeared by means of Aquinas as either philosophical and Aristotelian. The date to be assigned the composition of the Sententia is studied in bankruptcy five, and the belief is drawn, that with a few likelihood, the Sententia is its author's ultimate suggestion of ethical doctrines. The final bankruptcy deals a precis of that ethical philosophy opposed to the old history introduced out earlier.
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