Category: Catholic Morality

Greek Discovery of Mind, Socrates, notes

Socrates The intrusion of the systematic exigence into the realm of common sense is beautifully illustrated by Plato’s early dialogues. Socrates would ask for the definition of this or that virtue. No one could afford to admit that he had no idea of what was meant by courage or...

Robert Spaemann’s Happiness and Benevolence, summary

Understanding what is Catholic Morality Robert Spaemann’s Happiness and Benevolence Chapter 1: Ethics as Teaching How Life Can Turn Out Well As a point of departure for understanding the meaning of Spaemann’s initial discussion, we can advert to the Socratic moral principle which stays that, if you know the...

Servais Pinckaers’s Morality: the Catholic View, summary

Understanding what is Catholic Morality Servais Pinckaers’ Morality The Catholic View, an introduction Preface: to understand the many different components which are constitutive of Catholic morality in terms of specifying these differing components or sources and understanding how Catholic theology has been able to think together these different components...