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A Thomistic account of natural understanding of the human good and practical truth

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In this study I examine how the human being naturally comes to understand the human good and practical truth according to a Thomistic perspective. I begin with a claim that St. Thomas Aquinas draws from the Christian tradition as my starting premise: that the human being is created by God with an intellectual nature and natural intellectual aptitude to participate in God’s understanding and loving.

In Part I, which includes chapters 1 and 2, I examine, broadly speaking, what are t...

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HUMS
Department:
Theology Faculty
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University of Oxford
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University of Oxford
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Name:
American Friends’ of Christ Church Scholarship
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Van Dyke, JW
Type of award:
DPhil
Level of award:
Doctoral
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University of Oxford

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