The Destiny of Body and Soul: St. Thomas Aquinas and Aristotle
On Human Finitude
A Term Paper
Presented to the
Faculty of Arts and Letters AB Philosophy
University of Santo Tomas
In Partial Fulfillment of
The Requirements in the
History of Western P...
Moral Behavior: Aquinas and Aristotle vs. Kant
When comparing between the philosophies of St. Thomas Aquinas/Aristotle and those of Immanuel Kant when regarding moral behavior, there are some very fundamental differences. On one hand, you have Kant’s autonomous perspective on behavior mora...
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THOMAS AQUINAS ON THE PASSIONS
The Summa theologiae is Thomas Aquinas’ undisputed masterwork, and it includes his thoughts on the elemental forces in human life. Feelings such as love, hatred, pleasure, pain, hope, and despair were described by Aquinas as...
Contemporary Thinkers: Plato, Aristotle, Augustine, Aguinas
Question #1 : Please discuss the political organization of the Greek city-
states, particularly Athenian democracy at the time of Pericles, Plato, and
Aristotle. Also discuss the backgrounds of Socrates, Plato and Aristotle and
St. Thomas Aquinas,
A Dominican monk, who generally one of the greatest Scholastic writers of all times. He used ancient philosophy to prove religious propositions. One of the ancient philosophers that St. Thomas Aquinas used to prove religious facts was Aristotle. One of Aquinas's most influentia...
The death penalty is a deterrent to someone who may consider committing a capital crime. Victims of capital crimes are entitled to retribution. Criminals committing capital crimes deserve severe punishment. If the crime was heinous, deliberate and multiple then capital punishment is the answer. The...
Compare and contrast the philosophical position of both Aristotle and Plato to an understanding of Greek Philosophy.
Political Philosophy is the study of fundamental questions about the state, government, politics, liberty, justice, property, rights, law and the enforcement of...
The Irony of Capital Punishment
Capital punishment has been a part of our justice system since the beginning. For many years the controversy of the death penalty has created social issues that question the validity and fairness based on concerns of moral and human rights. Even though many other n...
Capital Punishment is defined as the taking of a person’s life by the state in response to that individual committing a Capital Offence. In some countries these offences range from drug importation and distribution to murder. The status of Capital Punishment in the last 10 years has come in for ha...
Capital Punishment Today.
Amy N. R.
University of Phoenix
I believe in capital punishment, the delivery of the punishment I think is where the problem lies with so many Americans. After listening to the audio file on capital punishment I was overcome with anger after the messed up attempt at pu...
Journal of Military Ethics, Vol. 9, No. 3, 245Á261, 2010
War and the Virtues in Aquinas’s Ethical Thought
RYAN R. GORMAN
University of Dallas, Texas, USA ABSTRACT This article argues that Thomas Aquinas’s virtue ethics approach to just war theory provides a solid ethical foundation for thi...
Punishment (also known as discipline or penalty) is the authoritative imposition of something undesirable or unpleasant on, or the removal of something desirable or pleasant from, a person, animal, organization or entity in response to behavior deemed unacceptable by an individual, group...
CHAPTER 4 - ARISTOTLE
ARISTOTLE’S PHILOSOPHY OF LAW
by Fred D. Miller, Jr.1
4.1. Life and Writings of Aristotle Aristotle was born in 384 B.C. at Stagira in northern Greece, the son of Nicomachus, a physician of King Amyntas II of Macedonia. At age seventeen he entered Pl...
A social and legal study, Justification
According to oxford Dictionary, Capital punishment is the legally authorized killing of someone as punishment for a cr...
Theory of Natural Law According to Thomas Aquinas
The natural law is a moral theory that is said to be written on the hearts of all humans and is a guide for behavior. Thomas Aquinas held this theory to be part of the divine or eternal law that God made known and applied. Humans, as...