Tag: Modernity


  • St. Thomas Aquinas

    - G. K. Chesterton. St. Thomas Aquinas. London: Hodder and Stoughton, 1933.
  • Thomism and Aristotelianism by Harry Jaffa

    - Harry V. Jaffa. Thomism and Aristotelianism: A Study of the Commentary by Thomas Aquinas on the Nicomachean Ethics. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 1952.
  • St. Thomas Aquinas

    - Jacques Maritain. St. Thomas Aquinas. Translated by Joseph W. Evans and Peter O'Reilly. New York: Meridian Books, 1958.
  • Aquinas by Frederick Copleston

    - Frederick C. Copleston. Aquinas. Harmondsworth, England: Penguin, 1965.
  • Medieval Aristotelianism and Its Limits

    - Cary J. Nederman. Medieval Aristotelianism and Its Limits: Classical Traditions in Moral and Political Philosophy. Aldershot, England: Variorum, 1997.
  • Aquinas: Moral, Political, and Legal Theory by John Finnis

    - John Finnis. Aquinas: Moral, Political, and Legal Theory. New York: Oxford University Press, 1998.
    This launch volume in the¬†Founders of Modern Political and Social Thought¬†series presents a critical examination of Aquinas’s thought, combining an accessible, historically-informed account of his work with an assessment of his central ideas and… More
  • Dependent Rational Animals: Why Human Beings Need the Virtues

    - Alasdair C. MacIntyre. Dependent Rational Animals: Why Human Beings Need the Virtues. Chicago: Open Court, 1999.
  • Aquinas, Aristotle and the Promise of the Common Good

    - Mary M. Keys. Aquinas, Aristotle, and the Promise of the Common Good. New York: Cambridge University Press, 2006.
    Aquinas, Aristotle, and the Promise of the Common Good claims that contemporary theory and practice have much to gain from engaging Aquinas’s normative concept of the common good and his way of reconciling religion, philosophy, and politics. Examining… More
  • “The Fullness of Being” by Michael Zuckert

    - Michael Zuckert. "The Fullness of Being: Thomas Aquinas and the Modern Critique of Natural Law." The Review of Politics 69, no. 1 (2007): 28-47.
    Abstract: Interest in natural law theory regularly revives but the question of whether Aquinas’ classic version is viable depends on whether his doctrine has the resources to respond to the classic early modern critiques that were made of it. It is… More