By JamesBernard Murphy,Richard O. Brooks

This quantity collects the very best contemporary writings on St. Thomas?s philosophy of legislations and incorporates a serious exam of Aquinas?s conception of the relation among legislations and morality, his ordinary legislations thought, in addition to the fashionable reformulation of his method of traditional rights. the amount exhibits how Aquinas understood the significance of optimistic legislations and demonstrates the fashionable relevance of his writings through together with Thomistic opinions of recent jurisprudence and examples of functions of Thomistic jurisprudence to precise glossy felony difficulties akin to federalism, environmental coverage, abortion and euthanasia. the amount additionally gains an advent which locations Aquinas?s writings within the context of recent jurisprudence in addition to an in depth bibliography. the amount is suited for the wishes of jurisprudence students, academics and scholars and is a necessary source for all legislation libraries.

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