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Natural law and moral inquiry : ethics, metaphysics, and politics in the work of Germain Grisez

Natural law and moral inquiry : ethics, metaphysics, and politics in the work of Germain Grisez

Author: Robert P George
Publisher: Washington, D.C. : Georgetown University Press, 1998.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats

Germain Grisez has been a leading voice in moral philosophy and theology since the Second Vatican Council. This book considers issues in ethics, metaphysics, and politics that have been central to  Read more...


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Genre/Form: History
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Natural law and moral inquiry.
Washington, D.C. : Georgetown University Press, 1998
(DLC) 97037975
Named Person: Germain Gabriel Grisez; Germain Gabriel Grisez
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Robert P George
OCLC Number: 605478293
Reproduction Notes: Electronic reproduction. [Place of publication not identified] : HathiTrust Digital Library, 2010. MiAaHDL
Description: 1 online resource (ix, 281 pages)
Details: Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.
Contents: Part one : Ethics --
Germain Grisez on moral principles and moral norms : natural and Christian / William E. May --
The scriptural basis of Grisez's Revision of moral theology / Benedict M. Ashley --
Contraception again --
A conclusion in search of convincing arguments : one proportionalist's [mis?]understanding of a text / Edward C. Vacek --
Portia's lament : reflections on practical reason / Ralph McInerny --
Part two : Metaphysics --
Practical reason and concrete acts / Kevin L. Flannery --
Human beings are animals / Patrick Lee --
Part three : Politics --
No intentional killing whatsoever : the case of capital punishment / Gerard V. Bradley --
Public good : the specifically political common good in Aquinas / John Finnis --
Part four : A reply by Germain Grisez and Joseph M. Boyle, Jr. --
Response to our critics and our collaborators / Germain Grisez and Joseph M. Boyle --
Pioneering the renewal in moral theology / Russell Shaw.
Responsibility: edited by Robert P. George.


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This volume of papers admirably succeeds in revealing the subtlety, power, and depth of Grisez's moral thoeolgy. National Catholic Bioethics Quarterly

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