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Author Rhonheimer, Martin, 1950-

Title The perspective of the acting person [electronic resource] : essays in the renewal of thomistic moral philosophy / Martin Rhonheimer ; edited with an introduction by William F. Murphy, Jr.

Imprint Washington, D.C. : Catholic University of America Press, c2008.


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Description xxxix, 329 p.
Bibliography "Martin Rhonheimer publications": p. 317-323.
Includes bibliographical references (p. [307]-316) and index.
Contents Introduction / by William F. Murphy, Jr. -- Is Christian morality reasonable? : on the difference between secular and Christian humanism -- Norm-ethics, moral rationality, and the virtues : what's wrong with consequentialism? -- "Intrinsically evil acts" and the moral viewpoint : clarifying a central teaching of veritatis splendor -- Intentional actions and the meaning of object : a reply to Richard McCormick -- The cognitive structure of the natural law and the truth of subjectivity -- Practical reason and the "naturally rational" : on the doctrine of the natural law as a principle of praxis in Thomas Aquinas -- The moral significance of pre-rational nature in Aquinas : a reply to Jean Porter (and Stanley Hauerwas) -- The cognitive structure of the natural law and the truth of subjectivity -- The perspective of the acting person and the nature of practical reason : the "object of the human act" in thomistic anthropology of action -- Practical reason and the truth of subjectivity : the self-experience of the moral subject at the roots of metaphysics and anthropology -- Review of Jean Porter's Nature as reason : a thomistic theory of the natural law.
Reproduction Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, MI : ProQuest, 2015. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest affiliated libraries.
Subject Thomas, Aquinas, Saint, 1225?-1274.
Ethics, Medieval.
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Added Author Murphy, William F.
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ISBN 9780813215112 (pbk. : alk. paper)
0813215110 (pbk. : alk. paper)

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