Action and Conduct: Thomas Aquinas and the Theory of Action (Paperback)

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By Stephen L. Brock, Ralph McInerny (Foreword by)
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"Both Thomistic scholars and analytic philosophers interested in theories of human action and accountability will find this book a welcome addition to their libraries. Truly a substantive addition to both Thomistic scholarship and the ongoing analytic investigation into human action and responsible agency." - American Catholic Philosophical Quarterly


"A tremendously successful exposition of Aquinas, which brings him into conversation with contemporary and analytic philosophy in a mutually illuminating way. Action and Conduct is so thorough and so lucid that no students of Aquinas or of contemporary action theory can afford to neglect it." - Modern Theology


"A first rate book...Brock's lucid and illuminating analysis offers much of value to both intellectual historians and theologians, as well as philosophers." - Theological Studies


"Brock's treatment of Aquinas's account of action exhibits a rare combination of rigor and learning. It is, no doubt, the best we have." - The Thomist



Product Details
ISBN: 9780813234250
ISBN-10: 0813234255
Publisher: Catholic University of America Press
Publication Date: May 7th, 2021
Pages: 278
Language: English