Moral Philosophy on the Threshold of Modernity

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ISBN: 978-1-4020-3000-0 (Print) 978-1-4020-3001-7 (Online)

Table of contents (15 chapters)

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    Pages 1-6

    Introduction

  2. Scholastics and Neo-Scholastics

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      Pages 7-29

      Sources and Authorities for Moral Philosophy in the Italian Renaissance: Thomas Aquinas and Jean Buridan on Aristotle’s Ethics

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      Pages 31-50

      Action, Will and Law in Late Scholasticism

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      Pages 51-90

      Michael Baius (1513-89) and the Debate on ‘Pure Nature’: Grace and Moral Agency in Sixteenth-Century Scholasticism

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      Pages 91-113

      On the Anatomy of Probabilism

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      Pages 115-139

      Casuistry and the Early Modern Paradigm Shift in the Notion of Charity

  3. Theories of Human Rights and Dominion

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      Pages 141-163

      Poverty and Power: Franciscans in Later Medieval Political Thought

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      Pages 165-180

      The Franciscan Background of Early Modern Rights Discussion: Rights of Property and Subsistence

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      Pages 181-193

      Justification through Being: Conrad Summenhart on Natural Rights

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      Pages 195-215

      Ethics in Luther’s Theology: The Three Orders

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    Pages 217-233

    The Reason of Acting: Melanchthon’s Concept of Practical Philosophy and the Question of the Unity and Consistency of His Philosophy

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    Pages 235-254

    Natural Philosophy and Ethics in Melanchthon

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    Pages 255-281

    Ethics in Early Calvinism

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    Pages 283-305

    Aristotelianism and Anti-Stoicism in Juan Luis Vives’s Conception of the Emotions

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    Pages 307-330

    The Humanist as Moral Philosopher: Marc-Antoine Muret’s 1585 Edition of Seneca