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Living the good life : a beginner's Thomistic ethics

Author: Steven J Jensen
Publisher: Washington, D.C. : Catholic University of America Press, [2013]
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Living the Good Life presents a brief introduction to virtue and vice, self-control and weakness, misery and happiness. The book contrasts the thought of Aquinas with popular views, such as moral relativism, values clarification, utilitarianism, Kantian deontology, and situation ethics. Following the Socratic dictum 'know thyself, ' Steven J. Jensen investigates the interior workings of the human mind, revealing  Read more...
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Named Person: Thomas, Aquinas Saint; Thomas, Aquinas Saint; Thomas, de Aquino; Tomás de Aquino, Santo
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Steven J Jensen
ISBN: 9780813221458 0813221455
OCLC Number: 819717698
Description: ix, 205 pages ; 22 cm
Contents: Ethics and the good life --
Reason and the emotions --
Conscience and choice --
Loving and choosing --
Doing right and desiring right --
Virtue and the emotions --
Justice --
Injustice --
Intrinsically evil actions --
Virtue and truth --
Practical wisdom --
Ethics and knowledge --
Ethics and happiness.
Responsibility: Steven J. Jensen.

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