Thomas Aquinas On Persuasion

Author: Jeffrey J. Maciejewski
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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
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The rhetorical approach becomes a way of life. Bibliography ... In Language as
Symbolic Action: Essays on Life, Literature, and Method. Berkeley: ... Maciejewski
, Jeffrey J. Thomas Aquinas on Persuasion: Action, Ends, and Natural Rhetoric.

Aquinas Basic Works

Author: Thomas Aquinas
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Thomas Aquinas Robert Pasnau, Jeffrey Hause ... (This is clear in dialectical
syllogisms and rhetorical persuasion.) ... take away from their acts' being natural,
so his moving voluntary causes does not take away from their actions' being
voluntary. ... part, a human being has a natural appetite for his ultimate end:

The Treatise On Human Nature

Author: Thomas Aquinas
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Summa Theologiae 1a 75-89 Thomas Aquinas. beings do not have free ...
Thereforeitis natural for us to follow a certain end, and therefore this does not
come by free decision. On the contrary is what ... (This is clear in dialectical
syllogisms and rhetorical persuasion.)° But particular courses of action are
contingent things, and.

Law Hermeneutics And Rhetoric

Author: Francis J. Mootz Iii
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1317107500
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Justice, legal practice, and philosophy as persuasion Having established his
philosophical orientation, Perelman argues that justice can be the ... However,
Perelman argues that both Aquinas and Aristotle invoked a more subtle
conception of natural law that accepts the ontological ... st. thomas aquinas
what he calls the classical natural law. ... 94, 127).34 although the demand for
action has always prevented lawyers and judges from engaging in an academic
pursuit of certainty, ...

Teaching Bodies

Author: Mark D. Jordan
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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.


Author: Alastair Fowler
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Cp. viii 188–90; Musacchio (1991) 84f (rational obedience to natural lawis
normal before theFall); Rosenblatt (1994) 177 (most Edenic ... Being deceivedis
not culpable; see Gallagher(1990) 76f against Thomas Aquinas, StanleyFish,
and others. ... Thus part means 'dramatic role, moral act'; motionmeans 'gesture,
instigation, persuasion'; and act means 'action, ... Sylvester (1979) i 344 ('This
selfdumb creature's glozing rhetoric/With bashful shame great orators would
strike'); Evans ...

Sociolinguistic Styles

Author: Juan Manuel Hernández-Campoy
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The study of rhetoric continued during the Middle Ages in connection with formal
education, the development of medieval ... of rhetoric, wanting to use this initially
pagan verbal art for spreading religion: the skilful manipulation of persuasive ... In
his Summa Theologica, Thomas Aquinas (1225–1274) attempted to apply Greek
rationalism – Aristotelian rhetorical and ... resolving contradictions, particularly in
the areas of ethics, natural law, metaphysics, and political theory, and placing ...

Politics For A Pilgrim Church

Author: Thomas J. Bushlack
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Aristotle thus recognizes a distinctive role for the passions (ta pathē) in public
rhetoric. ... Since the goal toward which deliberation aims is a judgment in regard
to a matter of contingent action to be taken (Rhetoric II.XVIII 1391b1), the
passions contribute to the art of persuasion insofar as they can be analyzed as
states of mind, the ... It is worth pausing here to note that both Aristotle and
Aquinas believe that the end or good toward which humans are naturally inclined
is fixed and given ...

Natural Law In English Renaissance Literature

Author: R. S. White
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
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At its heart lay the ancient impulse common to lawyers and poets and, later,
preachers, to persuade listeners or readers by ... while presenting an argument
which is the product of reason, and finally to move their consciences to moral
action. ... Thomas Wilson ends his extremely readable and influential The Arte of
Rhetorique (1553) with the bold statement that ... 6 On the path towards the
sixteenth-century manuals of rhetoric, Aristotle, Cicero, and Aquinas are once
again our guides.