Thomism
Thomism is the philosophical school that arose as a legacy of the work and thought of Saint Thomas Aquinas (1225-1274), philosopher, theologian, and Doctor of the Church. In philosophy, his disputed q...
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Quinquae viae
The Quinque viæ (Latin, usually translated as "Five Ways" or "Five Proofs") are five logical arguments regarding the existence of God summarized by the 13th-century Catholic philosopher and theologian...
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Maurice De Wulf
Maurice De Wulf (1867–1947), a Belgian Thomist philosopher, professor of philosophy at the Catholic University of Leuven, was one of the pioneers of the historiography of medieval philosophy. His book...
Prudence
Prudence (Latin: prudentia, contracted from providentia meaning "seeing ahead, sagacity") is the ability to govern and discipline oneself by the use of reason. It is classically considered to be a...
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Emerich Coreth
Professor Emerich Coreth (10 August 1919 at Raabs an der Thaya – 1 September 2006 in Innsbruck) was an Austrian Philosopher, Jesuit and Catholic Priest. He is well known for his works on metaphysics a...
Reginald Garrigou-Lagrange
Réginald Marie Garrigou-Lagrange, O.P. (1877–1964) was a French Catholic theologian. He has been noted as a leading neo-Thomist of the 20th century, along with the likes of Jacobus Ramírez, Édouard Hu...
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Theological virtues
Theological virtues - in theology and Christian philosophy, are the character qualities associated with salvation, resulting from the grace of God, which enlightens the human mind.
The three theol...
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Brian Davies (philosopher)
Father Brian Evan Anthony Davies, OP (born 1951) is Distinguished Professor of Philosophy, Fordham University (since 1995), and author of An Introduction to the Philosophy of Religion,now in its third...
Jean Daujat
Jean Daujat (Paris, 27 October 1906 – 31 May 1998) was a French philosopher of neo-Thomism, a disciple of Jacques Maritain, and the founder of the Centre d'études religieuses, the Center for Religious...
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Temperance (virtue)
Temperance is the espousal of moderation, marked by personal restraint. It has been studied by religious thinkers, philosophers, and more recently, psychologists, particularly in the positive psycholo...
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Jakub of Gostynin
Jakub of Gostynin (Polish: Jakub z Gostynina; ca. 1454 – 16 February 1506, Kraków) was a Polish philosopher and theologian of the late 15th century, and Rector of the University of Krakow in...
John of Głogów
John of Głogów (Polish: Jan z Głogowa, Jan Głogowczyk; German: Johann von Schelling von Glogau) (c. 1445 – 11 February 1507) was a notable polyhistor at the turn of the Middle Ages and Re...
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Peter Geach
Peter Thomas Geach, MA, FBA (/ˈɡiːtʃ/; 29 March 1916 – 21 December 2013) was a British philosopher and Emeritus Professor of Logic at the University of Leeds. His areas of interest were the history of...
Charity (virtue)
In Christian theology charity, Latin caritas, is by Thomas Aquinas understood as "the friendship of man for God", which "unites us to God". He holds it as "the most excellent of the virtues". Further,...
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Vernon Bourke
Vernon J. Bourke (1907–1998) was a Canadian-born American professor, author, and Thomist philosopher. His area of expertise was ethics, and especially the moral philosophy of St. Augustine and St. Th...
Peripatetic axiom
The Peripatetic axiom is: "Nothing is in the intellect that was not first in the senses" (Latin: "Nihil est in intellectu quod non prius in sensu"). It is found in De veritate, q. 2 a. 3 arg. 19.Thom...
Bernard Lonergan
Bernard Joseph Francis Lonergan, SJ, CC (17 December 1904 – 26 November 1984) was a Canadian Jesuit priest, philosopher, and theologian, regarded by many as one of the most important thinkers of...
Thought of Thomas Aquinas
This article contains a selection of thoughts of Thomas Aquinas on various topics. It is not intended as a complete account of Aquinas's thought.
Aquinas defines distributive justice as follows:Aq...
Diligence
Diligence is steadfast application, assiduousness and industry; the virtue of hard work. It is one of the seven heavenly virtues.Diligent behavior is indicative of a work ethic; a belief that work is ...
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Chastity
Chastity is sexual behavior of a man or woman that is acceptable to the moral standards and guidelines of their culture, civilization or religion. In the Western world, the term has become closely ass...
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Dominic of Flanders
Dominic of Flanders (Latin: Dominicus de Flandria, French: Dominique de Flandre) (ca. 1425–1479) was a French-Flemish Dominican philosopher and Scholastic author, known to have been a renowned...
Justice (virtue)
Justice is one of the four cardinal virtues in classical European philosophy and Roman Catholicism. It is the moderation or mean between selfishness and selflessness - between having more and having l...
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Henry of Gorkum
Henry of Gorkum (c. 1378– February 19, 1431) was a Dutch theologian known for his commentaries on St. Thomas Aquinas and his defense of Thomism.
Henry was born in Gorkum in the Netherlands. He was...
Humility
Humility (adjectival form: humble) is variously seen as the act or posture of lowering oneself in relation to others, or conversely, having a clear perspective and respect for one's place in context. ...
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Courage
Courage is the ability and willingness to confront fear, pain, danger, uncertainty, or intimidation. Physical courage is courage in the face of physical pain, hardship, death, or threat of death, whi...
Seven virtues
In the Catholic catechism, the seven Christian virtues or heavenly virtues refers to the union of two sets of virtues. The four cardinal virtues, from ancient Greek philosophy, are prudence, justice, ...
Edward Feser
Edward C. Feser (born 1968) is an American associate professor of philosophy at Pasadena City College. He has also been a visiting assistant professor of philosophy at Loyola Marymount University and ...
Cardinal virtues
The cardinal virtues are a set of four virtues recognized in the writings of Classical Antiquity and, along with the theological virtues, also in Christian tradition. They consist of:These were derive...
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The Range of Reason
The Range of Reason is a 1952 book of essays by Catholic philosopher Jacques Maritain. The text presents a Thomist philosophy regarding religion and morality. It contains a study of Atheism, titled "...