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By Anthony J. Lisska

This new critique of Aquinas's idea of ordinary legislation offers an incisive, new research of the crucial subject matters and correct texts within the Summa Theologiae which turned the classical canon for usual legislations. Professor Lisska discusses Aquinas's view of moral naturalism in the context of the modern revival and restoration of Aristotelian ethics, arguing that Aquinas is essentially Aristotelian within the foundations of his ethical thought. The ebook seems on the old improvement of ordinary legislations subject matters within the 20th century, and particularly demonstrates the $64000 connections among Aquinas and modern criminal philosophers. The ebook will be of substantial curiosity to students of jurisprudence in addition to philosophers.

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