Thomas Aquinas | Literature Criticism Critical Essay by Eleonore Stump

This literature criticism consists of approximately 48 pages of analysis & critique of Thomas Aquinas.
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Critical Essay by Eleonore Stump

SOURCE: "Aquinas on Faith and Goodness" in Being and Goodness: The Concept of the Good in Metaphysics and Philosophical Theology, edited by Scott Mac-Donald, Cornell University Press, 1991, pp. 179-207.

In the following essay, Stump explains Aquinas's theory of the will and its relationship to the intellect, faith, and goodness; frames objections to Aquinas's accounts; and responds to those objections.

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Recent work on the subject of faith has tended to focus on the epistemology of religious belief, considering such issues as whether beliefs held in faith are rational and how they may be justified. Richard Swinburne, for example, has developed an intricate explanation of the relationship between the propositions of faith and the evidence for them.1 Alvin Plantinga, on the other hand, has maintained that belief in God may be properly basic, that...

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