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Author Payne, Craig

Title Why a Fetus Is a Human Person from the Moment of Conception : a Revisionist Interpretation of Thomas Aquinas? Treatise on Human Nature
Published Lewiston : Edwin Mellen Press, 2010


Description 1 online resource (476 pages)
Contents WHY A FETUS IS A HUMAN PERSON FROM THE MOMENT OF CONCEPTION: A Revisionist Interpretation ofThomas Aquinas's Treatise on Human Nature; Copyright Page; Table of Contents; Abstract; Preface; Abbreviations Used; Foreword; Introduction: Aquinas, Hominization, and Personhood; Chapter 1: The Eternal Return of Natural Law; Chapter 2: An Account of Thomistic Anthropology; Chapter 3: Human Reason, Original Sin, and Beatitude; Chapter 4: What Is a Human Person?; Chapter 5: Some Other Thomistic Accounts of Hominization; Chapter 6: Concluding Thoughts Regarding Personhood; Works Cited; Index
Summary This work discusses Thomistic anthropology and natural law ethics, in relation to contemporary scientific knowledge. It presents the argument that human-ness and even personhood begins at conception. The ethical implications of this view are also considered
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes English
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Subject Thomas, Aquinas, Saint, 1225?-1274. Summa theologica. Pars 1. Quaestio 75-102
Catholic Church -- Doctrines.
Catholic Church
SUBJECT Summa theologica (Thomas, Aquinas, Saint) fast
Subject Theological anthropology -- Catholic Church.
Fetus -- Religious aspects -- Catholic Church.
Christian ethics -- Catholic authors.
PHILOSOPHY -- Ethics & Moral Philosophy.
Christian ethics -- Catholic authors
Fetus -- Religious aspects -- Catholic Church
Theological anthropology -- Catholic Church
Theology, Doctrinal
Philosophy & Religion.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 9780773416611