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Aquinas: Political Writings

Aquinas: Political Writings

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Part of Cambridge Texts in the History of Political Thought

  • Date Published: November 2002
  • availability: Available
  • format: Paperback
  • isbn: 9780521375955

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  • Thomas Aquinas (1225-1274) is an extremely influential figure in the history of Western thought and the Catholic church. In this major addition to the Cambridge Texts in the History of Political Thought series, Robert Dyson has translated texts by Aquinas that reflect the complete range of his thinking, and clearly show his development of a Christian version of the philosophy of Aristotle. His translations are supported by brief biographies, notes for further reading and a concise critical introduction.

    • Major new selection of principal political writings of perhaps the greatest medieval thinker
    • Robert Dyson's rendition in the CTPT series of Augustine: City of God already widely acclaimed
    • Numerous student-friendly features including accurate translations, notes for further reading and brief biographies of major figures
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    'For all involved in teaching and studying political thought this is a most welcome volume.' Contemporary Review

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    • Date Published: November 2002
    • format: Paperback
    • isbn: 9780521375955
    • length: 358 pages
    • dimensions: 217 x 139 x 26 mm
    • weight: 0.515kg
    • availability: Available
  • Table of Contents

    Preface
    Abbreviations
    Introduction
    Brief chronology
    Bibliography
    1. Government and politics
    2. Obedience
    3. Law
    4. Right, justice and judgment
    5. Property relations
    6. War, sedition and killing
    7. Heresy, apostasy and unbelief
    Biographical glossary
    Index.

  • Instructors have used or reviewed this title for the following courses

    • Ancient and Medieval Political Thought
    • Aquinas and the Natural Law
    • Classical Political Theory
    • Classical Political Thought
    • Classical and Medieval Political Thought
    • Early Political Thought
    • Introduction to Political Philosophy
    • Political Theory: Plato to Machiavelli
    • Political Thought I
    • Sovereignty
    • Thomas Aquinas on Justice and Law
  • Author

    Thomas Aquinas

    Editor and Translator

    R. W. Dyson, University of Durham
    Robert Dyson teaches politics at the University of Durham, and has previously edited and translated an acclaimed rendition of The City of God by Augustine for the Cambridge Texts series.

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