The Four Cardinal Virtues: Prudence, Justice, Fortitude, Temperance

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University of Notre Dame Press, 1965 - 206 pagine
In The Four Cardinal Virtues, Joseph Pieper delivers a stimulating quartet of essays on the four cardinal virtues. He demonstrates the unsound overvaluation of moderation that has made contemporary morality a hollow convention and points out the true significance of the Christian virtues.

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I am new to this field and this is one of the first titles I have read on the subject. Never the less, I have learned much from this book and recommend it to anyone wishing to gain a better understanding of virtue. Leggi recensione completa


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Josef Pieper (1904-1997) was a distinguished twentieth-century Thomist philosopher. Schooled in the Greek classics and in the writings of St. Thomas Aquinas, he studied philosophy, law, and sociology, and taught for many years at the University of M nster, Germany.

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