Sökning: "Thomas Aquinas"
Visar resultat 1 - 5 av 6 avhandlingar innehållade orden Thomas Aquinas.
Sammanfattning : This thesis investigates the roots of Hammarskjöld's interest in Mystical Theology bytracing both Vägmärken and the Public Papers of the Secretaries-General (1953-1961)back to the original text material found in Hammarskjöld's private libraries, at theKungliga Biblioteket in Stockholm, and at his Cottage in Backåkra, Skåne. The first partof the thesis seeks to illustrate the principle concepts of Mystical Theology by recourseto the Mystical theologian Jean Gerson, and those writers on Mystical Theology whowere available to Hammarskjöld during his formative years. LÄS MER
2. Why Care About Future People's Environment? : Approaches to Non-Identity in Contractualism and Natural Law
Sammanfattning : The dissertation analyses the capacity of contractualism and natural law to justify environmental intergenerational duties.For three decades, climate change has been a major political concern. As a fundamental threat to environmental sustainability, climate change is believed to threaten the long-term welfare of humankind. LÄS MER
Sammanfattning : This inquiry seeks an answer to the question whether classical theistic doctrines about the nature of God are amenable to formal analysis in terms of standard first-order logic. It is argued that due to the conceptual impact of classical theism’s doctrine of divine simplicity there is a good reason for answering this question in the negative. LÄS MER
Sammanfattning : This dissertation places Pearl in the context of works by the English fourteenth-century contemplative writers (‘mystics’), as well as of patristic and other theological treatises, focusing on the theme of comprehending and speaking about a transcendent divine dimension. The purpose is to show that Pearl and the works of Julian of Norwich, Margery Kempe, Walter Hilton, Richard Rolle and the author of The Cloud of Unknowing share a concern with attempting to express the inexpressible. LÄS MER
5. The Structure of the Virtues : A Study of Thomas Aquinas’s and Godfrey of Fontaines's Accounts of Moral Goodness
Sammanfattning : This dissertation is a study of Thomas Aquinas’s (1225–1274) and Godfrey of Fontaines’s (d. 1306) moral philosophies. In this study, I conduct a detailed analysis of two Aristotelian commitments concerning the character virtues, namely, The Plurality of the Character Virtues and The Connection of the Character Virtues. LÄS MER