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Thomas Aquinas JUSTICE
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“Of Justice” from Summa Theologica What is Justice? Whether Justice is always toward another? Whether it is a virtue? Whether the mean of Justice is the real mean? Whether the act of Justice is to render to everyone his own?
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What is Justice? Aquinas follows Aristotle in the understanding of Justice: Aquinas claim that “Justice is a habit”, formed through action and experience. “Justice is to render to each on his due by a constant and perpetual will.” First to understand ‘What is a Just Man?’ Justice is a virtue which one has in relationship with others. Aquinas follows a distributive concept of justice. Justice is a complete virtue- Individual and Political- Aristotle
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Justice… the perpetual and constant will to render to each one his right? The constant will: Aristotle “all of our actions aimed at an end” is to constantly will some act… The will denotes an act. The act must be: Voluntary ( knowingly)
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