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Aquinas: Moral, Political, and Legal Theory (Founders of

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She is the Meryl Streep of academic honors, a jack of many trades, a master of the history of literature and the arts but is most proud to have been described as “weird, but funny” on a student review. He finds additional support for his opinion in the teachings of Scripture. Arguing from a basically Aristotelian ethical position, Aquinas argues that full human happiness consists in knowing God. Third, there is the view that universals are merely mental abstractions that do not exist in the external world.

Pages: 408

Publisher: Oxford University Press (February 4, 1999)

ISBN: 0198780842

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