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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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
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Metaphors And Action Schemes

Author: Robert L. Schwarz
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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 ...

Aquinas Basic Works

Author: Thomas Aquinas
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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 ...

The Treatise On Human Nature

Author: Thomas Aquinas
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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.

Rhetoric And Human Consciousness

Author: Craig R. Smith
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tingent nature of humans. In other words, the invention of a plot for a play is a
systematic process that involves thinking rhetorically.10 The Poetics also
develops the notion of catharsis (katharsis) by which emotions are released and
the soul is ... pattern just as the sculptor imposes his vision of the body on the
statue; (4) the final cause is telos or end goal; the speaker seeks to persuade an
audience to take some action; the sculptor seeks to create beauty that will call us
to spirituality.

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.

Politics For A Pilgrim Church

Author: Thomas J. Bushlack
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A Thomistic Theory of Civic Virtue Thomas J. Bushlack. ways that it is best ... XVIII
1391b1), the passions contribute to the art of persuasion insofar as they can be
analyzed as states of mind, the objects toward which they are directed, and the
occasions that cause their arousal (Rhetoric II.I 1378a8-9). One of ... 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 by nature. This is
one ...

Natural Law In English Renaissance Literature

Author: R. S. White
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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 ...

Contingency And Fortune In Aquinas S Ethics

Author: John Bowlin
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
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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,