The Four Cardinal Virtues: Human Agency, Intellectual Traditions, and Responsible Knowledge

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In The Four Cardinal Virtues, Joseph Pieper delivers a stimulating quartet of essays on the four cardinal virtues. He demonstrates the unsound overvaluation of moderation that has made contemporary morality a hollow convention and points out the true significance of the Christian virtues.

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  • Book Chapter

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  • Four Cardinal Virtues, The

  • Josef Pieper

Date Created
  • 1990-03-31

  • 208 pages

  • 9780268089948

  • University of Notre Dame Press

Publication Date
  • 1990-03-31

  • God

  • Theology

  • Religion

  • Thomas Aquinas

  • Ethics

  • Philosophy

  • Natural Law

Subject (Library of Congress)
  • Cardinal Virtues

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