The specification of human actions in St. Thomas Aquinas

Thomas Aquinas believed that human actions can be identified by species, such as murder, theft, or almsgiving. He used five different terms - end, object, matter, circumstance and motive. This text examines how one determines to which species an act belongs

Main Author: Pilsner, Joseph
Format: eBook
Language:English
Published: Oxford Oxford University Press 2006, 2006
Series:Oxford theological monographs / Oxford theological monographs
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Collection: Oxford University Press - Collection details see MPG.ReNa
Summary:Thomas Aquinas believed that human actions can be identified by species, such as murder, theft, or almsgiving. He used five different terms - end, object, matter, circumstance and motive. This text examines how one determines to which species an act belongs
Physical Description:xi, 273 p.
ISBN:9780191603808