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Scott MacDonald
Cornell University
  1. Being and goodness: the concept of the good in metaphysics and philosophical theology.Scott Charles MacDonald (ed.) - 1991 - Ithaca, N.Y.: Cornell University Press.
    In exploring this tradition of philosophical reflection on the nature of goodness, the twelve essays in this book (all but two published here for the first time) present some of the best recent historical scholarship in...
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  2. The Esse/Essentia Argument in Aquinas's De ente et essentia.Scott Charles MacDonald - 1984 - Journal of the History of Philosophy 22 (2):157-72.
    The purpose of the article is to offer a detailed exegetical analysis of the argument in chapter four of "de ente et essentia" in which aquinas argues for a distinction between "esse" and essence and to develop an interpretation of it on the basis of the analysis. I argue that the reconstructed argument shows that aquinas argues for a real distinction and that he establishes it earlier in the argument than some commentators have thought. I criticize a rival interpretation of (...)
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    Aquinas's moral theory: essays in honor of Norman Kretzmann.Scott Charles MacDonald & Eleonore Stump - 1998 - Ithaca, N.Y.: Cornell University Press.
    This volume explores the ethical dimensions of a wide selection of philosophical and theological topics in Aquinas's texts.
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  4. The Metaphysics of Goodness in Medieval Philosophy Before Aquinas [Microform]. --.Scott Charles Macdonald - 1986 - University Microfilms International.
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