New PDF release: Aquinas on Friendship (Oxford Philosophical Monographs)

By Daniel Schwartz

Daniel Schwartz examines the perspectives on friendship of the nice medieval thinker Thomas Aquinas. For Aquinas friendship is the proper form of courting that rational beings may still domesticate. Schwartz argues that Aquinas essentially revises many of the major gains of Aristotle's paradigmatic account of friendship with the intention to accommodate the case of friendship among extensively unequal beings: guy and God. consequently, Aquinas offers a broader view of friendship
than Aristotle's, taking into account the next volume of confrontation. loss of mutual figuring out, and inequality among friends.

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