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 sturdy, first released in 2006, claims that modern idea and perform have a lot to realize from attractive Aquinas's normative idea of the typical reliable and his method of reconciling faith, philosophy, and politics. studying the connection among own and customary items, and the relation of advantage and legislations to either, Mary M. Keys indicates 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 figuring out of Aristotle's notion. Keys argues provocatively that Aquinas's Christian religion opens up new panoramas and probabilities for philosophical inquiry and insights into ethics and politics. Her publication indicates how spiritual religion might help sound philosophical inquiry into the root and correct reasons of society and politics.

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