The Second-Person Perspective in Aquinas's Ethics: Virtues and Gifts

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Thomas Aquinas devoted a substantial proportion of his greatest works to the virtues. Yet, despite the availability of these texts (and centuries of commentary), Aquinas's virtue ethics remains mysterious, leaving readers with many unanswered questions. In this book, Pinsent argues that the key to understanding Aquinas's approach is to be found in an association between: a) attributes he appends to the virtues, and b) interpersonal capacities investigated by the science of social cognition, especially in the context of ...

The Second-Person Perspective in Aquinas's Ethics: Virtues and Gifts 2013, Routledge, London

ISBN-13: 9780415736176

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