Aquinas, Aristotle, and the Promise of the Common Good by Mary M. Keys

By Mary M. Keys

Aquinas, Aristotle, and the Promise of the typical strong, first released in 2006, claims that modern concept and perform have a lot to achieve from enticing Aquinas's normative thought of the typical reliable and his method of reconciling faith, philosophy, and politics. reading the connection among own and customary items, and the relation of advantage and legislations to either, Mary M. Keys exhibits why Aquinas may be learn as well as Aristotle on those perennial questions. She specializes in Aquinas's Commentaries as mediating statements among Aristotle's Nicomachean Ethics and Politics and Aquinas's personal Summa Theologiae, exhibiting how this serves because the lacking hyperlink for greedy Aquinas's knowing of Aristotle's proposal. Keys argues provocatively that Aquinas's Christian religion opens up new panoramas and percentages for philosophical inquiry and insights into ethics and politics. Her ebook exhibits how spiritual religion can help sound philosophical inquiry into the basis and correct reasons of society and politics.

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