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Acting on principles : a Thomistic perspective in making moral decisions

Author: Janko Zagar
Publisher: Lanham : University Press of America, ©1984.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Presents the fundamental moral theology of Thomas Aquinas as a vehicle in making moral decisions in the light of contemporary trends and changes.

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Zagar, Janko, 1921-
Acting on principles.
Lanham : University Press of America, ©1984
(OCoLC)988073321
Named Person: Thomas, Aquinas Saint; Thomas, d'Aquin saint; Thomas, Aquinas Saint; Thomas (von Aquin)
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Janko Zagar
ISBN: 0819136891 9780819136893 0819136905 9780819136909
OCLC Number: 10100653
Description: xxiv, 229 pages ; 23 cm
Contents: Introduction: Moral Continuity and Change --
Part I: The Meaning of Human Life --
Acting for a Purpose --
Happiness as Basic Motivation --
Christian Perspective on Happiness --
Part II: Conditions of Responsibility --
The Nature of Voluntariness --
The Nature of Involuntariness --
Part III: Moral Good and Evil --
The Nature of the Distinction --
Situation Morality --
Conscience --
Social and Spiritual Dimension of Human Activity --
Part IV: Emotions --
Nature and Morality of Emotions in General --
Love, Pleasure and Pain --
Part V: Moral Formation --
Dispositions --
Human Virtue --
The Supernatural Dimension of Morality.
Responsibility: Janko Zagar.

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Zagar's grounding of moral principles is convincing and admirable. A truly useful textbook.--E.T. Gelinas, St. Mary's College

 
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