Thomas Aquinas On Persuasion

Author: Jeffrey J. Maciejewski
Publisher: Lexington Books
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The book should be of considerable interest to scholars of human nature, Thomist philosophy, and those interested in the history of rhetoric and rhetorical theory.

A Handbook For Catholic Preaching

Author: Edward Foley
Publisher: Liturgical Press
ISBN: 0814663419
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Edited by Gail R. O'Day and Thomas G. Long. Nashville, TN: Abingdon Press,
1993. Lucaites, John Louis, and Celeste Michelle Condit. Introduction to
Contemporary Rhetorical Theory: A Reader. Edited by John Louis Lucaites,
Celeste Michelle Condit, and Sally Caudill. New York: Guilford Press, 1999.
Maciejewski, Jeffrey J. Thomas Aquinas on Persuasion: Action, Ends, and
Natural Rhetoric. Lanham, MD: Lexington Books, 2014. Quintilian. The Institutio
Oratoria of Quintilian Books ...

Aquinas Basic Works

Author: Thomas Aquinas
Publisher: Hackett Publishing
ISBN: 1624661890
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Thomas Aquinas Jeffrey Hause, Robert Pasnau. occurs from a certain rational
comparison, and not from a natural impulse for a particular course ofaction, he
thus acts by free judgment, being capable ofbeing drawn toward different things.
For reason is open to opposites, as regards contingent things. (This is clear in
dialectical syllogisms and rhetorical persuasion.) But particular courses of action
are contingent things, and so in their case the judgment of reason is open to
various ...

Metaphors And Action Schemes

Author: Robert L. Schwarz
Publisher: Bucknell University Press
ISBN: 9780838753552
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Saint Thomas Aquinas provides an interesting case of rather perverse metaphor
deployment. He combined and distorted the ... "We see that things which lack
knowledge, such as natural bodies, act for an end, and this is evident from their
acting always, or nearly always, in the same way, so as to obtain the best result.
Hence it is plain that they ... They do so only against a presumed theology and
under the rhetorical persuasion of the selected metaphor. Going to the top of
Saint ...

Law Hermeneutics And Rhetoric

Author: Francis J. Mootz Iii
Publisher: Routledge
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Justice, legal practice, and philosophy as persuasion Having established his
philosophical orientation, Perelman argues that justice can be the subject of
reasoned inquiry despite its “confused” nature. the traditional idea that justice is
achieved when the natural law is embodied within positive legal institutions must
be rejected to the extent that the natural law is presumed to be a universal and
timeless set of directives. However, Perelman argues that both Aquinas and
Aristotle ...

The Treatise On Human Nature

Author: Thomas Aquinas
Publisher: Hackett Publishing
ISBN: 1624661521
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Summa Theologiae 1a 75-89 Thomas Aquinas. beings do not have free decision.
4. Whoever has free decision is in control of his acts. ... Thereforeitis natural for us
to follow a certain end, and therefore this does not come by free decision. On the
contrary is what is said in Ecclesiasticus 15.14:God established human beings
from the ... as regards contingent things. (This is clear in dialectical syllogisms
and rhetorical persuasion.)° But particular courses of action are contingent things
, and.

Teaching Bodies

Author: Mark D. Jordan
Publisher: Oxford University Press
ISBN: 0823273814
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In Teaching Bodies, leading scholar of Christian thought Mark D. Jordan offers an original reading of the Summa of Theology of Thomas Aquinas.

Sociolinguistic Styles

Author: Juan Manuel Hernández-Campoy
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 1118737644
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Indeed, the Aristotelian canon of style concerned the selection of levels of
language that the rhetor calculatedly makes in the construction of persuasive
statements. ... In his Summa Theologica, Thomas Aquinas (1225–1274)
attempted to apply Greek rationalism – Aristotelian rhetorical and philosophical
thought – to the principles and doctrine of Christianity for the inferential
development or refutation of ideas, resolving contradictions, particularly in the
areas of ethics, natural law, ...

Contingency And Fortune In Aquinas S Ethics

Author: John Bowlin
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
ISBN: 9780521620192
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"Thomas Aquinas on the Will as Rational Appetite." Journal of the History of ... "
Practical Principles, Moral Truth, and Ultimate Ends." American Journal of
Jurisprudence 32: 99-I51. Gutman, Israel, ed. 1990. ... of Philosophy 82: 414-436.
Hibbs, Thomas. 1990. "A Rhetoric of Motives: Thomas on Obligation as Rational
Persuasion." The Thomist 54: 293-309. Hittinger, Russell. 1987. A Critique of the
New Natural Law Theory. Notre Dame: University of Notre Dame Press. Hume,

Natural Law In English Renaissance Literature

Author: R. S. White
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
ISBN: 9780521032896
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These facts, taken together, give lawyers and poets nearly identical goals and
methods. As in Natural Law, reason and a passionate conscience are compatible
, mutually supportive, and equally necessary to moral judgment and action.
Similarly, in both legal advocacy and written poetry, mastery of rhetoric was
equated with values such as reason, virtue, and justice. Thomas Wilson ends his
extremely readable and influential The Arte of Rhetorique (1553) with the bold
statement that ...