Moral Philosophy and Moral Theology
Wisdom, Law, and Virtue
The focus of this book is morals—how human beings should live their lives. For Dewan (and Thomas Aquinas) “morals” is “the journey of the rational creature toward God.”While philosophical...
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Steven A. Long
From speculative theology to the exegesis of Aquinas, to contemporary North American philosophy and Catholic social and ethical thought, to the thought of Benedict XVI, this work argues the crucial...
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The Disfigured Face
The central argument of this book is that the traditional notion of Natural Law has almost disappeared from the ethical and moral discourse of our time. For Thomas Aquinas, the author whose conception...
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Ecstatic Morality and Sexual Politics
Graham James McAleer
This first book-length treatment of Thomas Aquinas’stheory of the body presents a Catholic understandingof the body and its implications for social and politicalphilosophy. Making a fundamental contribution...
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Being and Some 20th Century Thomists
In this powerfully argued book, Knasas engages a debate at the heart of the revival of Thomistic thought in the twentieth century. Richly detailed and illuminating, his book calls on the tradition established...
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The Anthropological Turn
The form and content of the study of theology in the present, modern epoch are marked by a vast quantity and variety of the most diverse and, in part, the most divergent points of departure. The classical...
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The Difficult Good
Daniel J. McInerny
The claim that human agents are vulnerable to tragic conflict, situations in which one cannot help but do wrong, is a commonplace in contemporary moral philosophy. This book draws on Thomas Aquinas’s...
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A Philosophy of Hope
Josef Pieper was one of this century’s most influential thinkers. A leading Catholic philosopher, he won a wide audience through such books as The Four Cardinal Virtues and About Love. This book is...
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In recent years, there has been a remarkable resurgence of interest in classical conceptions of what it means for human beings to lead a good life. Although the primary focus of the return to classical...
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Natural Law and Practical Reason
Rhonheimer applies moral theology to practical questions, such as, what does it mean to violate the natural law, or to be “unnatural”?
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