Aquinas and Modern Law (Philosophers and Law) by JamesBernard Murphy,Richard O. Brooks

By JamesBernard Murphy,Richard O. Brooks

This quantity collects the superior contemporary writings on St. Thomas?s philosophy of legislations and encompasses a serious exam of Aquinas?s conception of the relation among legislations and morality, his typical legislations thought, in addition to the fashionable reformulation of his method of common rights. the amount indicates how Aquinas understood the significance of confident legislation and demonstrates the trendy relevance of his writings via together with Thomistic opinions of recent jurisprudence and examples of functions of Thomistic jurisprudence to precise glossy felony difficulties comparable to federalism, environmental coverage, abortion and euthanasia. the amount additionally good points an advent which locations Aquinas?s writings within the context of recent jurisprudence in addition to an intensive bibliography. the amount is suited for the wishes of jurisprudence students, academics and scholars and is a necessary source for all legislation libraries.

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