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Author Golubiewski, Wojciech, author.

Title Aquinas on imitation of nature : source of principles of moral action / Wojciech Golubiewski ; foreword by Tianyue Wu
Published Washington, D.C. : The Catholic University of America Press, [2022]


Description 1 online resource
Contents Intro -- Contents -- Foreword -- Acknowledgments -- Note on Thomas Aquinas's Works -- Abbreviations -- Introduction -- Chapter 1. Why Imitation of Nature Matters -- Chapter 2. Aquinas's Concept of the Imitation of Nature -- Chapter 3. Natural Teleology of Good -- Chapter 4. Imitation of the Divine Mind -- Chapter 5. Human Natural Goodness -- Chapter 6. Imitation of Nature in the Secunda Secundae -- Final Conclusion -- Bibliography -- Index
Summary "The author argues that it is possible to develop a metaphysical interpretation of Aquinas's doctrine of natural law that still deserves serious philosophical consideration today; examines Aquinas's theoretical reflections on the metaphysical and epistemological aspects of human natural goodness, applying them to moral contexts as found in the Secunda secundae"-- Provided by publisher
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Description based on online resource; title from digital title page (viewed on February 28, 2022)
Subject Thomas, Aquinas, Saint, 1225?-1274.
Thomas, Aquinas, Saint, 1225?-1274. Summa theologica. Secunda secundae.
Thomas, Aquinas, Saint, 1225?-1274. Summa theologica. Secunda secundae
Thomas, Aquinas, Saint, 1225?-1274
Thomas, Aquinas, Saint, 1225?-1274
Act (Philosophy)
Practical reason.
Natural law.
Philosophy of nature.
ethics (philosophy)
Form Electronic book
LC no. 2021062344
ISBN 9780813234564