202513 History of Philosophy - Special Issues II: Are we the masters in our own house?

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202513
History of Philosophy - Special Issues II: Are we the masters in our own house?
VU 2
3,5
weekly
every 2nd year
German

Ability to deal in a philosophically appropriate way with questions about free will.

According to Thomas Aquinas human beings are masters of their actions through reason and will. But how do we have to understand this? Is Aquinas a compatibilist or a libertarian? And is he right?

Presentation of papers and discussion in the context of a conference.

Seminar paper.

Thomas von Aquin, Summa Theologiae I-II, 1,1-3; 6, 1-8, etc.
Further literature will be presented during the seminar.

For MA Philosophie an der Katholisch-Theologischen Fakultät (C 033 794): positive completion of compulsory module 3.

Continuation of the course 202504 of the winter term. The course will be held as a block (27.-29.04.2017) in Brixen.

see dates
27. - 29. 4.2017, Brixen