The Political Ideas of St. Thomas Aquinas (Hafner Library of

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A fundamental belief among the humanists was that a ruler needs to cultivate a number of qualities, such as justice and other moral values, in order to acquire honour, glory, and fame. He urged us to avoid fame and power because these make other envious and they may become enemies. The goal of human life, therefore, is to regain the form of the human species, which had been lost in the sin of disobedience, by perfecting the human intellect through the study of philosophy.

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Publisher: Free Press (October 1, 1997)

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