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Regan, Richard J.

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Works: 25 works in 106 publications in 1 language and 8,015 library holdings
Genres: Controversial literature  History 
Roles: Author, Translator
Classifications: BJ1400, 111.84
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Publications by Richard J Regan
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On evil by Thomas( file )
9 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 1,168 libraries worldwide
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The human constitution by Thomas( file )
3 editions published in 1997 in English and held by 913 libraries worldwide
The topics included in this series of texts such as the nature of the human soul, its relation to the body, the activities of the intellect and free will reflect the intellectual climate of St. Thomas' day. Despite this medieval context, however, these questions remain perennially fresh: what does it mean to be human? who are we? where do we come from? what makes us who we are? where are we going? All these and more receive clear and stimulating treatment in this careful selection and translation from Aquinas by Richard Regan
On law, morality, and politics by Thomas( Book )
5 editions published between 1988 and 2002 in English and held by 755 libraries worldwide
The second edition of Aquinas, On Law, Morality, and Politics retains the selection of texts presented in the first edition but offers them in new translations by Richard J. Regan--including that of his Aquinas, Treatise on Law (Hackett, 2000). A revised Introduction and glossary, an updated select bibliography, and the inclusion of summarizing headnotes for each of the units--Conscience, Law, Justice, Property, War and Killing, Obedience and Rebellion, and Practical Wisdom and Statecraft--further enhance its usefulness. From the reviews of the first edition:. "Perfect for presenting the core of
Virtue way to happiness by Thomas( file )
4 editions published in 1999 in English and held by 750 libraries worldwide
"In this third volume of newly translated selections from the writings of Saint Thomas Aquinas, Fr. Richard Regan turns to his thoughts on the moral dimensions of human action. Focusing on the first part of the second volume of the Summa Theologiae, he deals with such topics as the ultimate human goal, human acts, emotions and virtues. Regan indicates that though Aquinas approaches these topics from the perspective of human reason, it is necessary for the reader to remember that his overall viewpoint is that of a believer seeking to understand his faith. All can weigh the merits of these propositions due to their clarity of language, exposition and structure."--Jacket
Private conscience and public law; the American experience by Richard J Regan( Book )
5 editions published in 1972 in English and Undetermined and held by 702 libraries worldwide
Just war : principles and cases by Richard J Regan( Book )
11 editions published between 1996 and 2013 in English and held by 691 libraries worldwide
The moral dimensions of politics by Richard J Regan( Book )
6 editions published in 1986 in English and Undetermined and held by 595 libraries worldwide
Conflict and consensus; religious freedom and the second Vatican Council by Richard J Regan( Book )
5 editions published in 1967 in English and held by 379 libraries worldwide
American pluralism and the Catholic conscience by Richard J Regan( Book )
4 editions published in 1963 in English and held by 378 libraries worldwide
The American Constitution and religion by Richard J Regan( Book )
6 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 285 libraries worldwide
"Regan reconsiders some of the most important Supreme Court cases regarding the establishment clause and the free exercise of religion. Governmental aid to church-affiliated elementary schools and colleges; state-sponsored prayer and Bible reading; curriculum that includes creationism; tax exemption of church property; publicly sponsored Christmas displays--these and other notable cases are discussed in Regan's chapters on the religious establishment clause. On the topic of the free-exercise clause, Regan considers such subjects as the value of religious freedom, as well as the place of religious beliefs in public schooling and government affairs. Important cases concerning conscientious objection to war, regulation of religious organizations and personnel, and western traditions of conscience are also examined."--Publisher description
Commentary on Aristotle's Politics by Thomas( Book )
6 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 220 libraries worldwide
Offering the first complete translation into modern English of Aquinas' unfinished commentary on Aristotle's Politics, this translation follows the definitive Leonine text of Aquinas and reproduces in English those passages of William of Moerbeke's exacting yet elliptical translation of the Politics from which Aquinas worked. Bekker numbers have been added to passages from the Politics for easy reference
The De malo of Thomas Aquinas : with facing-page translation by Richard Regan by Thomas( Book )
5 editions published in 2001 in English and held by 194 libraries worldwide
Holy teaching : introducing the Summa theologiae of St. Thomas Aquinas by Thomas( Book )
2 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 191 libraries worldwide
In the Summa theologiae, Aquinas attempts to set forth the whole of Christian theology in summary form. It was written, he says, for "the instruction of beginners," but few Christians today have the time or inclination to reach for the five thick volumes that comprise the standard English-language edition. In Holy Teaching, Frederick Bauerschmidt presents some choice selections from the Summa theologiae, along with commentary that unpacks the selections and places them in context. Holy Teaching is an ideal introduction to the work of Aquinas that will give students, pastors, and interested laypeople a greater appreciation for our common Christian inheritance
Treatise on law by Thomas( Book )
5 editions published in 2000 in English and held by 180 libraries worldwide
"This new translation of the Treatise on Law offers fidelity to the Latin in a readable new version that will prove useful to students of the natural law tradition in ethics, political theory, and jurisprudence, as well as to students of Western intellectual history."--BOOK JACKET
Compendium of theology by Thomas( Book )
6 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 165 libraries worldwide
"Towards the end of his life, St. Thomas Aquinas produced a brief, non-technical work summarizing some of the main points of his massive Summa Theologiae. This 'compendium' was intended as an introductory handbook for students and scholars who might not have access to the larger work. It remains the best concise introduction to Aquinas's thought. Furthermore, it is extremely interesting to scholars because it represents Aquinas's last word on these topics. Aquinas does not break new ground or re-think earlier positions but often states them more directly and with greater precision than can be found elsewhere. There is only one available English translation of the Compendium (published as 'Aquinas's Shorter Summa: Saint Thomas's Own Concise Version of his Summa Theologiae,' by Sophia Institute Press). It is published by a very small Catholic publishing house, is marketed to the devotional readership, contains no scholarly apparatus. Richard Regan is a highly respected Aquinas translator, who here relies on the definitive Leonine edition of the Latin text. His work will be received as the premier English version of this important text."--BOOK JACKET
A summary of philosophy by Thomas( Book )
5 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 154 libraries worldwide
This compact collection of philosophical texts from the Summa Theologica --on God, creation, the soul, human acts, moral good and evil, love, habits, virtue, and law--is presented newly translated in abridged form and cast in a modified version of the medieval quaestio. Included are only the most important objections and Aquinas' replies; appeals to scriptural, theological, and philosophical authorities have been omitted. Unlike the ordering of the originals, questions and answers are here presented prior to objections and replies; the result is a sharp, rich, topically organized question-answ
The power of God by Thomas( Book )
6 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 153 libraries worldwide
God and creation by Thomas( Book )
3 editions published between 1993 and 1994 in English and held by 130 libraries worldwide
Voice response system (VRS) survey by Ephraim Shochet( Book )
4 editions published in 1979 in English and held by 6 libraries worldwide
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A constitutional history of the U.S. Supreme Court by Richard J Regan( Book )
1 edition published in 2015 in English and held by 1 library worldwide
 
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Regan, Richard 1930-
Regan, Richard J.
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