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The Resource Moral absolutes : tradition, revision, and truth, John Finnis

Moral absolutes : tradition, revision, and truth, John Finnis

Label
Moral absolutes : tradition, revision, and truth
Title
Moral absolutes
Title remainder
tradition, revision, and truth
Statement of responsibility
John Finnis
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Moral Absolutes sets forth a vigorous but careful critique of much recent work in moral theology. It is illustrated with examples from the most controversial aspects of Christian moral doctrine, and a frank account is given of the roots of the upheaval in Roman Catholic moral theology in and after the 1960s
Member of
Action
digitized
Cataloging source
N$T
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Finnis, John
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
Series statement
The Michael J. McGivney lectures of the John Paul II Institute for Studies on Marriage and Family
Series volume
1988
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Catholic Church
  • Église catholique
  • Catholic Church
  • Christian ethics
  • Ethical relativism
  • Morale chrétienne
  • Relativisme moral
  • RELIGION
  • Christian ethics
  • Ethical relativism
  • Theology, Doctrinal
  • Christelijke ethiek
  • Christliche Ethik
Label
Moral absolutes : tradition, revision, and truth, John Finnis
Instantiates
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • ""Contents ""; ""Foreword ""; ""I. Foundations ""; ""1. Exceptionless moral norms: few but strategic""; ""2. Witnessed to by faith""; ""3. Part of the theology of human fulfillment""; ""4. Rejected when human replaces divine providence""; ""5. No narrowing of horizons""; ""6. Choice, reflexivity, and proportionalism""; ""7. Protecting changeless aspects of human fulfillment""; ""8. Negative norms but positive and revelatory""; ""9. Rejection: some motivations and implications""; ""II. Clarifications""; ""1. Intrinsece mala: acts always wrong, but not by definition ""
  • ""2. Specified neither evaluatively nor physically / behaviorally""""3. Opposed to reason and integral human fulfillment""; ""4. Worse than suffering wrong""; ""5. Proportionalist justifications: incoherent with rationally motivated free choice""; ""6. The central case: intentional harm, always unreasonable""; ""7. Deadly defense and death penalty: not necessarily proportionalist""; ""III. Christian Witness""; ""1. Free choice: a morally decisive reality ""; ""2. Evil: not to be chosen that good may come ""; ""3. Actions: morally specified by their objects (intentions)""
  • ""4. Intending human harm: never acceptable for God or man""""5. Counterexamples""; ""6. Responsibility for side effects: other principles and norms""; ""IV. Challenge and Response""; ""1. Contraception and the general denial of absolutes""; ""2. Historical and ecclesiological skirmishes""; ""3. The main action: in philosophical theology""; ""4. Prudence misconceived: the absolutes aesthetically dissolved""; ""5. A summary conclusion""; ""Index""
Control code
ocn815970284
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (vi, 113 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780813220475
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Note
JSTOR
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
22573/ctt25j24z
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Reproduction note
Electronic reproduction.
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)815970284
System details
Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.
Label
Moral absolutes : tradition, revision, and truth, John Finnis
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • ""Contents ""; ""Foreword ""; ""I. Foundations ""; ""1. Exceptionless moral norms: few but strategic""; ""2. Witnessed to by faith""; ""3. Part of the theology of human fulfillment""; ""4. Rejected when human replaces divine providence""; ""5. No narrowing of horizons""; ""6. Choice, reflexivity, and proportionalism""; ""7. Protecting changeless aspects of human fulfillment""; ""8. Negative norms but positive and revelatory""; ""9. Rejection: some motivations and implications""; ""II. Clarifications""; ""1. Intrinsece mala: acts always wrong, but not by definition ""
  • ""2. Specified neither evaluatively nor physically / behaviorally""""3. Opposed to reason and integral human fulfillment""; ""4. Worse than suffering wrong""; ""5. Proportionalist justifications: incoherent with rationally motivated free choice""; ""6. The central case: intentional harm, always unreasonable""; ""7. Deadly defense and death penalty: not necessarily proportionalist""; ""III. Christian Witness""; ""1. Free choice: a morally decisive reality ""; ""2. Evil: not to be chosen that good may come ""; ""3. Actions: morally specified by their objects (intentions)""
  • ""4. Intending human harm: never acceptable for God or man""""5. Counterexamples""; ""6. Responsibility for side effects: other principles and norms""; ""IV. Challenge and Response""; ""1. Contraception and the general denial of absolutes""; ""2. Historical and ecclesiological skirmishes""; ""3. The main action: in philosophical theology""; ""4. Prudence misconceived: the absolutes aesthetically dissolved""; ""5. A summary conclusion""; ""Index""
Control code
ocn815970284
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (vi, 113 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780813220475
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Note
JSTOR
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
22573/ctt25j24z
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Reproduction note
Electronic reproduction.
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)815970284
System details
Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.

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