Treatise on Law, Saint Thomas Aquinas
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Treatise on Law

Author: Saint Thomas Aquinas

Narrator: Robin Lawson

Unabridged: 3 hr 16 min

Format: Digital Audiobook

Publisher: Blackstone Audiobooks

Published: 04/04/2012

Genre: Law - Legal History

Synopsis

Saint Thomas Aquinas, an Italian philosopher and Dominican friar who lived during the thirteenth century, was the greatest of the medieval theologians. His writings harmonized faith and reason, which resulted in a Christian form of rationalism. This treatise comprises questions 9097 of theSumma Theologica,in which St. Thomas presents a philosophical analysis of the nature and structure of law. Believing that law achieves its results by imposing moral obligations rather than outright force on those subject to it, he proceeds to explore vital questions about the essence of law, kinds of law, effects of law, eternal law, natural law, human law, and changes in law.

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