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Title Aquinas's Summa theologiae : a critical guide / edited by Jeffrey Hause, Creighton University, Omaha
Published New York : Cambridge University Press, 2018


Description 1 online resource
Series Cambridge Critical Guides
Cambridge critical guides.
Contents Cover; Half Title; Series page; Title page; Imprints page; Contents; List of Contributors; List of Abbreviations; Introduction; 0.1 The Summa Theologiae: A Demanding "Introduction"; 0.2 Reading the Summa Theologiae; 0.3 Human Nature; 0.4 Human Happiness; 0.5 Happiness Won and Lost; 0.6 Charity; 1 On What There Is in Aquinas; 1.1 Cosmology; 1.2 Dependence and Distinctness; 1.3 Actuality and Composition; 1.4 Ways of Being; 1.5 Mere Ideology?; 2 Dead Ends, Bad Form: The Positivity of Evil in the Summa Theologiae; 2.1 The General Account of Evil in the Summa Theologiae
2.2 Evil as Cause of Suffering2.3 Suffering Itself as Evil; 2.4 Evil Formal Principles in Morals; 2.5 Evil Forms in Nature; 3 The Summa Theologiae on What God Is Not; 3.1; 3.2; 3.3; 3.4; 3.5; 3.6; 4 The Trinity; 4.1 Production; 4.1.1 Production Is Necessary; 4.1.2 Repeat Productions?; 4.1.3 How Many Kinds of Productions?; 4.1.4 Shared Production; 4.1.5 The Filioque; 4.2 Ontology and Consistency; 4.2.1 Applying Attributes to God; 4.2.2 Transitivity and Contradiction; 4.2.3 Classical Identity; 4.2.4 Relative Identity; 4.3 Persons; 4.3.1 Individuals; 4.3.2 Who is the Person or Persons?
4.3.3 Richard or Boethius?4.3.4 The Mental Lives of the Persons; 4.4 Knowing about the Trinity; 4.4.1 Proofs for the Existence of the Trinity; 4.4.2 Aquinas's Argument for the Trinity?; 4.5 Conclusion; 5 Aquinas on the Soul: Some Intriguing Conundrums; 5.1 Preliminaries; 5.1.1 The Data of Experience; 5.1.2 Theoretical Desiderata; 5.1.3 Aristotelian Scientific Method; 5.1.4 Distinctive Metaphysical Assumptions; 5.1.5 Apt Cognitive Psychology; 5.2 The Soul Is Incorporeal and Subsisting; 5.3 The Per Se Unity of Human Being; 5.4 Functional Dependence or Functional Independence: Which Is It?
5.5 The Form of Some Matter?5.6 Numerically Many Human Intellectual Souls?; 5.6.1 Which Relation?; 5.6.2 Individuated Subjects, Universal Objects?; 5.7 Expanded Cognitive Modalities; 5.7.1 Separate Souls; 5.7.2 Supernatural Cognition; 5.8 Charting the Options; 5.8.1 Aquinas; 5.8.2 Plato; 5.8.3 Averro√ęs; 5.8.4 Avicenna; 5.8.5 Theoretical Trade-Offs; 6 Emotion and Desire in the Summa Theologiae; 6.1 Appetite, Desire, and God; 6.2 Passions, Affections, and Emotions; 6.3 Passion, Reason, and Virtue; 6.4 Emotion and Human Flourishing; 6.5 Conclusion; 7 Aquinas on Moral Progress
7.1 Twofold Human Happiness7.2 The Basic Account of Virtue Acquisition; 7.3 Weak and Deliberate Sinners; 7.4 Moral Reform by Force; 7.5 Moral Reform from Within; 7.6 Acquiring Prudence; 7.7 Acquired and Infused Virtues, Nature and Grace; 7.8 Conclusion; 8 Practical Reason and Normativity; 8.1 Introduction; 8.2 Practical Reason, Universality, and Particularity; 8.3 Object and Circumstances: The Inward Act; 8.4 The Will, the End and the Outward Action; 8.5 Judging Particular Situations with the Help of Universal Concepts; 8.6 Conditions of a Good Judgment; 8.7 Conclusion; 9 The Natural Law
Summary Applies cutting-edge research and in-depth critical analysis to Aquinas' most influential work, engaging with ethics, metaphysics, theology, and law
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
SUBJECT Thomas, Aquinas, Saint, 1225?-1274. Summa theologica.
Summa theologica (Thomas, Aquinas, Saint) fast
Subject RELIGION -- Christian Theology -- Systematic.
RELIGION -- Christianity -- General.
Form Electronic book
Author Hause, Jeffrey, editor
ISBN 9781316271490