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Aquinas, ethics, and philosophy of religion : metaphysics and practice

Author: Thomas S Hibbs
Publisher: Bloomington, Ind. : Indiana University Press, ©2007.
Series: Indiana series in the philosophy of religion.
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In Aquinas, Ethics, and Philosophy of Religion, Thomas Hibbs recovers the notion of practice to develop a more descriptive account of human action and knowing, grounded in the venerable vocabulary of virtue and vice. Drawing on Aquinas, who believed that all good works originate from virtue, Hibbs postulates how epistemology, ethics, metaphysics, and theology combine into a set of contemporary philosophical  Read more...
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Hibbs, Thomas S.
Aquinas, ethics, and philosophy of religion.
Bloomington : Indiana University Press, 2007
(DLC) 2006034519
(OCoLC)74649002
Named Person: Thomas, Aquinas Saint; Thomas (von Aquin); Thomas, Aquinas Saint; Thomas, Aquinas Saint
Material Type: Document, Government publication, State or province government publication, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Thomas S Hibbs
ISBN: 9780253116765 0253116767
OCLC Number: 191071094
Description: 1 online resource (xvi, 236 p.)
Contents: Ethics as a guide into metaphysics --
Virtue and practice --
Self-implicating knowledge: the practice of intellectual virtue --
Dependent animal rationality: epistemology as anthropology --
Metaphysics and/as practice --
Metaphysics, theology, and the practice of naming God --
The presence of a hidden God: idolatry, metaphysics, and forms of life --
Portraits of the artist: eros, metaphysics, and beauty --
Metaphysics of contingency, divine artistry of hope.
Series Title: Indiana series in the philosophy of religion.
Responsibility: Thomas Hibbs.

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