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The moral basis of social order according to Saint Thomas

George V. Dougherty

The moral basis of social order according to Saint Thomas

by George V. Dougherty

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Published by The Catholic university of America press in Washington, D. C .
Written in

    Subjects:
  • Thomas, -- Aquinas, Saint, -- 1225?-1274,
  • Christian ethics -- Catholic authors.,
  • Justice.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby George V. Dougherty.
    SeriesThe Catholic university of America. Philosophical studies, v. 63
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsBJ1278.S6 D6
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxv, 81 p.
    Number of Pages81
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL16428544M
    LC Control Number42001660

    Thomas Aquinas: Political Philosophy. The political philosophy of Thomas Aquinas (), along with the broader philosophical teaching of which it is part, stands at the crossroads between the Christian gospel and the Aristotelian political doctrine that was, in Aquinas’ time, newly discovered in the Western world. In fact, Aquinas’ whole developed system is often understood to be.   4. Authority and Social Order Maintaining Orientation – at this stage of moral reasoning, the individual acts in order to maintain the social order. “We have laws for a reason,” goes this orientation, “to keep order.” Level 3 – Postconventional. 5.

    All such subjective moral positions deny that there is a fixed order in nature, given to it by God, that is binding always and everywhere. Current views of permissive sex are merely an amplification of situation ethics. According to situation ethics, all human acts are basically indifferent -- they are neither good nor evil in themselves.   In order of increasing depth and difficulty, I would recommend: [LIST=1] *]An Introduction to Moral Theology by Fr. William E. May *]The Sources of Christian Ethics by Servais Pinckaers *]Introduction to Moral Theology by Romanus Cessario [/LIST] May’s book is a thorough but non-technical introduction, while Pinckaers offers a historical overview of the development of moral .

    Summary. In a.d. , a pivotal moment in Western history, the Vandals, under the command of their king, Alaric, captured the city of was known as the Eternal City because the Romans thought that it would literally never fall, and the year shook this belief to its foundations and ultimately led to the collapse of the Roman Empire. Christian theologians, following Saint Thomas Aquinas's reasoning in Summa Theologiae, by and large consider natural law to be an expression of God's will. In this view, human beings have an.


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