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By J. Budziszewski

even supposing St Thomas Aquinas famously claimed that his Summa Theologiae used to be written for 'beginners', modern readers locate it strangely tough. Now, amid a surge of curiosity in advantage ethics J. Budziszewski clarifies and analyzes the text's not easy arguments in regards to the ethical, highbrow, and religious virtues, with a focus at the advantage of justice. In what can be the 1st modern remark on Aquinas's advantage ethics, he juxtaposes the unique textual content with paraphrase and precise dialogue, guiding us via its advanced arguments and classical rhetorical figures. keeping track of modern philosophical matters, he contextualizes one of many maximum advantage theorists in historical past and brings Aquinas into the interdisciplinary debates of this day. His brisk and transparent type illuminates the main the most important of Aquinas' writings on ethical personality and courses us throughout the labyrinth of this hard yet pivotal work.

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