Aquinas's Theory of Natural Law by Anthony J. Lisska
An Analytic Reconstruction

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This new critique of Aquinas's theory of natural law presents an incisive, new analysis of the central themes and relevant texts in the Summa Theologiae which became the classical canon for natural law. Professor Lisska discusses Aquinas's view of ethical naturalism within the context of the contemporary revival and recovery of Aristotelian ethics, arguing that Aquinas is fundamentally Aristotelian in the foundations of his moral theory. The book looks at the historical development of natural law themes in the twentieth century, and in particular demonstrates the important connections between Aquinas and contemporary legal philosophers. The book should be of considerable interest to scholars of jurisprudence as well as philosophers.

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Published February 19, 1998 by Oxford University Press, USA. 336 pages
Genres: Religion & Spirituality, Law & Philosophy, Biographies & Memoirs, Parenting & Relationships. Non-fiction

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Sayre believes that what Plato is moving towards is a notion of Unity which is Pythagorean inspired, and where Unity is paired with the Great and Small in the production of Forms, and the Forms with the Great and Small in the constitution of sensible things.

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