Aquinas's Disputed Questions on Evil: A Critical Guide by M. V. Dougherty

By M. V. Dougherty

Thomas Aquinas's Disputed questions about Evil is a cautious and special research of the final subject of evil, together with discussions on evil as privation, human loose selection, the reason for ethical evil, ethical failure, and the so-called seven lethal sins. This choice of ten, particularly commissioned new essays, the 1st book-length English-language research of Disputed questions about Evil, examines the main fascinating and philosophically correct points of Aquinas's paintings, highlighting what's specific approximately it and situating it in relation not just to Aquinas's different works but in addition to modern philosophical debates in metaphysics, ethics, and philosophy of motion. The essays additionally discover the background of the work's interpretation. the amount can be of curiosity to researchers in a wide variety of philosophical disciplines together with medieval philosophy and heritage of philosophy, in addition to to theologians.

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