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Single Idea 1852

[catalogued under 3. Truth / A. Truth Problems / 3. Value of Truth]

Full Idea

Good itself as taken in by mind is one truth among others, and truth itself as goal of mind's activity is one good among others.

Gist of Idea

For the mind Good is one truth among many, and Truth is one good among many


Thomas Aquinas (Quaestiones Disputatae de Malo [1271], Q6.reply)

Book Reference

Aquinas,Thomas: 'Selected Philosophical Writings', ed/tr. McDermott,Timothy [OUP 1993], p.177