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Author Knasas, John F. X.

Title Thomism and tolerance / John F.X. Knasas.

Published Scranton [Pa.] : University of Scranton Press ; Chicago : Distribution, University of Scranton, Chicago Distribution Center, [2011]
©2011

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 UniM Bail  179.9 THOMAS/ KNAS    AVAILABLE
Physical description viii, 168 pages ; 24 cm
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 151-159) and index.
Contents I Is Truth Incompatible with Tolerance? 5 -- 1 Ideal of Tolerance 5 -- 2 Philosophical Problem of Truth and Tolerance 7 -- 3 Why a Theologian, Thomas Aquinas? 9 -- II Basis of Human Dignity 13 -- 1 Aquinas' Ratio Entis, the Notion of Being 14 -- 2 Other Witnesses to the Notion of Being 16 -- 3 Being, the Good, and the Intellector of Being 18 -- 4 Evil and the Intellector of Being 23 -- III Realism of Natural Law 31 -- 1 Primary Precepts and Levels of Self-Evidency 32 -- 2 Primary Precept to Know God 34 -- 3 Metaphysics as Implicit Knowledge 35 -- 4 Self-Evidency and Burdens of Articulation 39 -- 5 A Commensurating Discourse 40 -- IV Aquinas' Natural Law and Tolerance 45 -- 1 Society and the Intellector of Being 45 -- 2 Dialogue and the Intellector of Being 47 -- 3 True and False Diversity 49 -- 4 Aquinas and Heidegger on Being and Freedom 54 -- V Defending Tolerance without Becoming Intolerant 63 -- 1 Hedonism and Utilitarianism 63 -- 2 Kant's Ethics of Practical Reason 68 -- 3 Rawls' Political Liberalism 73 -- 4 Rorty and Tolerance through Sympathy 85 -- 5 Legislation 91 -- 6 Heretics 93 -- 7 Jews 95 -- VI Cultural Pluralism 107 -- 1 Challenge of Westernization 107 -- 2 Catholicism and Cultural Pluralism 110 -- 3 Aquinas' Thought and Cultural Pluralism 111 -- 4 Dawson's Cultural Anthropology and Aquinas' Philosophical Psychology 115 -- 5 Tracey Rowland's "Augustinian Thomism" 126 -- 6 Alasdair MacIntyre and the Notion of Truth 129 -- 7 David Schindler and Communio Personarum 132 -- 8 Conclusion 139 -- VII Summary 147.
Subject Thomas, Aquinas, Saint, 1225?-1274.
Toleration.
Variant Title Thomism & tolerance.
ISBN 9781589662155 (paperback)
1589662156 (paperback)