Political Writings

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Index
Abraham, 261
Absalom, 269
adultery
and homicide, 260, 263, 265
and justice, 185
and natural law, 124
and theft, 210, 215
Aeterni patris (papal encyclical), xviii, xxxv
Agag, king of Amalek, 256
Ahab, king of Israel, 30
Ahasuerus, Persian emperor, 276
Ahijah the Shilonite, 53
Albertus Magnus (d. 1280), xvii, xxiii
Alexander of Macedon, 49, 279
Ambrose, St, xxx, 59, 165, 173, 189, 279
on apostasy, 276
De Patriarchis,217
on judgment, 203
on property relations, 206, 207, 209
on theft, 216
on war, 246
ambushes, lawfulness of in war, 239, 245
animals
and communication, 6
compared with man, 6
lawfulness of killing, 251–3, 255, 256
and the wholesomeness of a place, 48
Anselm of Canterbury, St, 279
De veritate,168
apostasy, 268, 276
Aquinas, St Thomas
birth, xvii
canonisation, xviii
chronology, xxxvii
death, xviii
education, xvii
literary style, xxxv
Arab commentators, xxiii
Archelaus, king of Judea, 20, 280
aristocracy
as a form of government, 9, 12, 54
and human law, 136
in Rome, 15
Aristotle, xvii, xxi, xxv, xxxv, 280
on association with foreigners, 50
on bravery, 14
on civic life, 50, 51
commentaries on, xvii
and De regimine principum,xix
and eternal law, 105
Ethics,xvii, xxii, 22, 24, 55
on death, 259
on happiness and the political community, 79
on homicide, 253, 254
on human law, 155
on judgment, 192, 193, 196, 199, 200
on justice, 168–70, 172, 175, 177–9, 185, 187, 190, 191, 258
on killing oneself, 259, 260
on law, 96, 98, 104, 109, 120, 129, 131, 137, 139, 150
on obedience, 60, 62
on reason, 78
on right, 161, 162, 166
on theft, 216, 219
on tyranny, 250
and usury, 223, 225, 231

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  • Title Page *
  • Contents vii
  • Preface xv
  • Abbreviations xvi
  • Introduction xvii
  • A Brief Chronology of St Thomas's Life xxxvii
  • Bibliography xxxviii
  • 1 - Government and Politics 1
  • 2 - Obedience 57
  • 3 - Law 76
  • 4 - Right, Justice and Judgment1 158
  • 5 - Property Relations 205
  • 6 - War, Sedition and Killing 239
  • 7 - Religion and Politics 267
  • Biographical Glossary 279
  • Index 297
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