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Aquinas, ethics, and philosophy of religion : metaphysics and practice

Author: Thomas S Hibbs
Publisher: Bloomington : Indiana University Press, 2007.
Series: Indiana series in the philosophy of religion.
Edition/Format:   Print book : State or province government publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"In Aquinas, Ethics, and Philosophy of Religion, Thomas Hibbs recovers the notion of practice to develop a more descriptive account of human action and knowing, grounded in the venerable vocabulary of virtue and vice. Drawing on Aquinas, who believed that all good works originate from virtue, Hibbs postulates how epistemology, ethics, metaphysics, and theology combine into a set of contemporary philosophical  Read more...
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Hibbs, Thomas S.
Aquinas, ethics, and philosophy of religion.
Bloomington : Indiana University Press, 2007
(OCoLC)654308320
Named Person: Thomas, Aquinas Saint; Thomas, Aquinas Saint; Thomas (von Aquin)
Material Type: Government publication, State or province government publication, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Thomas S Hibbs
ISBN: 0253348811 9780253348814
OCLC Number: 74649002
Description: xvi, 236 pages ; 24 cm.
Contents: Ethics as a guide into metaphysics --
Virtue and practice --
Self-implicating knowledge: the practice of intellectual virtue --
Dependent animal rationality: epistemology as anthropology --
Metaphysics and/as practice --
Metaphysics, theology, and the practice of naming God --
The presence of a hidden God: idolatry, metaphysics, and forms of life --
Portraits of the artist: eros, metaphysics, and beauty --
Metaphysics of contingency, divine artistry of hope.
Series Title: Indiana series in the philosophy of religion.
Responsibility: Thomas Hibbs.

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"... This is a heady mixture of philosophy, theology, and aesthetics... Highly recommended." -Choice "Hibbs... convincingly argues that the practice of seeking the good-both moral and Read more...

 
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