ETHICA THOMISTICA PDF

McInerny revisits the basics of Thomas’s teachings and offers a brief, intelligible, and persuasive summary. Ethica Thomistica by Ralph McInerny, , available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide. Similar Items. Ethica Thomistica: the moral philosophy of Thomas Aquinas / by: McInerny, Ralph M. Published: (); St. Thomas Aquinas / by: McInerny, Ralph .

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Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. Want to Read saving…. Want to Read Currently Reading Thomidtica. Refresh and try again. Open Preview See a Problem? Thanks for telling us about the problem. Return to Book Page. First published inthis is an introduction to St Thomas’s moral philosophy.

In this revised edition, the basics of Thomistic ethics and teachings are revisited. Paperbackpages.

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To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up. To ask other readers questions about Ethica Thomisticaplease sign up. Lists with This Book. Jun 13, Scott rated it really etbica it. An excellent intro to Thomas’ moral thought. Very helpful in a climate that is often confused about morality and moral agency.

Ethica Thomistica: The Moral Philosophy of Thomas Aquinas, Revised Edition

Some parts were a bit esoteric and hard to follow while other parts I highlighted whole paragraphs. Not for the faint of heart but thoimstica good. Dec 17, Alex rated it it was amazing Shelves: Very dense, but informative introduction to Saint Thomas Aquinas.

Thomism is a fascinating philosophy, very complex but still the opposite of the inconsequential navelgazing that so many philosophers like to engage in these day. In other words, thpmistica isn’t A Theory of Justice. The Angelic Doctor knew better than to write a five hundred page tome based on premises that he snatched from thin air. His system of ethics is the most elegant and beautiful I have discovered since I’ve stumbled over Rothbar Very dense, but informative introduction to Saint Thomas Aquinas.

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His system of ethics is the most elegant and beautiful I have discovered since I’ve stumbled over Rothbardianism. The main reason why I got this book was because I wanted to learn more about refutations of the naturalistic fallacy and the is-ought-problem. It was a good feeling to reap the reward of years thomlstica stubborn resistance against emotivism.

If such a refutation is what you’re looking for, too, then look no further. You’ve found your book. I’ll likely reread Ethica Thomistica in a year or so, maybe even sooner. It’s short, but very densely packed with information, and the subject matter is extremely complex, although rightly so. Nov 28, David Haines rated it it was amazing Recommends it for: McInerny explains that Thomistic view of Moral Philosophy from a contemporary perspective.

He interacts with alot of the important problems that have been raised by modern moral philosophy, and shows the relationship between moral philosophy and christian theology. He interacts with problems raised against Ethicw moral philosophy, by David Hume and G. Moore, such as what has come to be called the Naturalistic fallacy, showing that it is a misunderstanding, and a false problem.

All in all this book is a joy to read, and is filled with great examples of morality drawn from our modern life. I would recommend this book to everyone who is interested in Moral philosophy.

View all 4 comments. Oct 10, Rick rated it really liked it Shelves: Nov 21, Bethany rated it liked it Shelves: This book is really good; it’s absurd it’s taken me over a year and I’m still not done with it It’s an excellent introduction to Aquinas. Dec 08, Kevin Mason rated it liked it. thomitica

Ethica Thomistica : Moral Philosophy of Thomas Aquinas

A basic breakdown of the moral philosophy of Thomas Aquinas. Text seems to shift from accessible to convoluted and back again every few pages, making it a relatively inconsistent read. Translations of Aquinas are well done, but rarely included throughout the text.

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Mar 14, Hhomistica rated it it was ok Shelves: By no means for beginners. Were I a complete newcomer to philosophy in general or Thomistic thought in particular, this book would have been impenetrable.

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Ralph Matthew McInerny was an American Catholic religious scholar and fiction writer, including mysteries and science fiction. As a mystery writer he is best known as the creator of Father Dowling.

He died of esophageal cancer on January 29, Books by Ralph McInerny. Trivia About Ethica Thomistica No trivia or quizzes yet. Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads yhomistica.