Thomas Aquinas and education

Stein M. Wivestad

Publisert i K. Gary (Red.) A history of Western philosophy of education in the Middle Ages and Renaissance (Bd. 2, s. 95‒120)

Aquinas’ voice has influenced Christian worship and theology since the thirteenth century. He is considered by many to represent the Catholic intellectual tradition, but he stood against the theological and philosophical movements dominating his own age and would certainly have been against the modern individual liberalism of our age (MacIntyre 1998) . The neo-Aristotelian turn in moral philosophy after 1980 created a new interest in Aquinas as an excellent interpreter and reformer of Aristotelian ethics.