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Good & evil actions : a journey through Saint Thomas Aquinas

Author: Steven J Jensen
Publisher: Washington, D.C. : Catholic University of America Press, ©2010.
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"In Good and Evil Actions, Steven J. Jensen tackles the Thomistic debate surrounding the inherent good and evil of human actions. With exceptional clarity, he identifies the essential issues, resolves conflicting views, and reveals the truth as conveyed by Aquinas."--Jacket.
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Named Person: Thomas, Aquinas Saint; Thomas, von Aquin.
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Steven J Jensen
ISBN: 9780813217277 081321727X
OCLC Number: 436358427
Description: xiii, 324 pages ; 22 cm
Contents: Human actions --
Intention --
Exterior actions --
Love of others --
Difficulties --
Teleology --
Moral species.
Other Titles: Good and evil actions
Responsibility: Steven J. Jensen.

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Modern philosophy has long dismissed the traditional moral notion that some actions are inherently good or evil, claiming rather that actions lack clear boundaries and have no set nature, whether  Read more...

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