Aquinas Assingment One

Aquinas Assingment One - April Stamm 3-Mar-08 Journal Entry...

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April Stamm 3-Mar-08 Journal Entry Aquinas, in my opinion, is trying to be very ambiguous with his wording of certain parts of this question (83: Free Choice). From what I can get, he uses the term intellect to mean the ability to reason, and he uses the term reason to parallel judgement. Free choice means that nothing moved you in the direction (no outside influence?). He also believes that to exercise free choice is to elect to do something, and understanding is merely to accept. Finally, will is analogous to free choice. Intellect leads us to reason, and it is through this process that we obtain the information for judgment. This allows us to elect to do something, and thus begin the process. I understand that I am lactose intolerant. I understand that I love cheesecake. I understand the consequences of being lactose intolerant. From this I can reason my way into either eating the cheesecake or not eating the cheesecake. This all being considedered, I believe that if I were to use this process to make a choice I think it would go much like my reasoning processes go
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This note was uploaded on 05/14/2008 for the course GN_HON 2112 taught by Professor Dawson during the Spring '08 term at Missouri (Mizzou).

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Aquinas Assingment One - April Stamm 3-Mar-08 Journal Entry...

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