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Ultimate normative foundations : the case for Aquinas's personalist natural law

Author: Rose Mary Hayden Lemmons
Publisher: Lanham, Md. : Lexington Books, ©2011.
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Named Person: Thomas, Aquinas Saint; Thomas, Aquinas Saint; Thomas, von Aquin.
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Rose Mary Hayden Lemmons
ISBN: 9780739147955 9781498556545 0739147951 149855654X
OCLC Number: 711959880
Description: xx, 469 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: Rational intuitionism: Ross or Maritain --
Human or divine will: Kantianism or divine prescriptivism --
Natural inclinations as a voluntarist naturalism --
Indispensable social goods --
Autonomous virtues --
Eudaimonic pluralism (the GBF paradigm) --
Thomistic normativity --
Aquinas on truth, goodness, and eudaimonia --
Privileging the love precepts --
Basic questions and responses --
Whether personalist natural law is a Thomistic abomination? --
Challenges to natural law's normativity, objectivity, and specificity --
The challenges of agnostic and atheistic moral eudaimonism --
The challenges of voluntarist liberty, and the Nietzschean will to power --
Love's normativity, and love's virtues --
Neighborly love: personalist and juridical obligations --
Loving God: proportional obligations --
Updating the parameters of war and punishment with love --
Global challenges and Thomistic responses --
The reality of moral diversity --
The globe, feminism, and aquinas --
Personalist natural law: normative advantages.
Responsibility: Rose Mary Hayden Lemmons.


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Here is an ambitious and compelling presentation of Thomistic natural law theory as 'personalist,' that is, centered on fulfilling the good of the human person, especially 'the intellect's thirst Read more...

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