Aquinas on crime

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St. Augustine's Press, Apr 15, 2008 - Philosophy - 156 pages
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Not much escapes the intellect and imagination of the Angelic Doctor, St. Thomas Aquinas. Whether it be love, children, education, moral reasoning, happiness or the proper dispositions for human existence, St. Thomas seems an expert in all of it. Crime and criminal conduct are no exceptions to this general tendency with him. Not only does he have much to say about it, what he relates is perpetually fresh and surely the bedrock of what is now taken for granted. In this short treatise, the focus targets St. Thomas's criminal codification - his law of crimes.

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Contents

Aquinas on Criminal Culpability
30
Crimes against the Person
50
Aquinas on Sexual Offenses
67
Copyright

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CHARLES P. NEMETH is a member of the Pennsylvania, New York, and North Carolina Bars and has been active in all facets of criminal and civil practice for more than two decades. Dr. Nemeth has also held academic appointments at Niagara University, University of Baltimore, Rowan University, Waynesburg College, California University of Pennsylvania, and the State University of New York at Brockport, where he is currently Professor of Criminal Justice and Director of International Internships.

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