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What Prevents Us from Joining Other People's Projects?: Pride as an Impediment to Conformity of Wills

Daniel Schwartz

in Aquinas on Friendship

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
May 2008
ISBN:
9780199205394
eISBN:
9780191709265
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199205394.003.0004
Subject:
Philosophy, Ancient Philosophy

The discussion about conformity of wills in the preceding chapters overlooks several challenges raised by the observation of a simple fact: the wills of the persons who surround us are already ... More


The Text and Contexts of Ignatius Loyola's “Autobiography”

John M. McManamon, S.J.

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780823245048
eISBN:
9780823252787
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823245048.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

Scholars now concur that the text Ignatius Loyola dictated late in life should not be labeled an autobiography: the existing text does not cover Ignatius's entire life, and he did not write it. ... More


Modesty: Hobbes on How Mere Mortals can Create a Mortal God

Julie E. Cooper

in Secular Powers: Humility in Modern Political Thought

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780226081298
eISBN:
9780226081328
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226081328.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

This chapter examines Thomas Hobbes’ critique of vainglory, arguing that, to confront challenges posed by pride, Hobbes must cultivate the contrary virtues of modesty and humility. Yet, in a stable ... More


The Acta as Privileged and New Source

John M. McManamon

in The Text and Contexts of Ignatius Loyola's “Autobiography”

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780823245048
eISBN:
9780823252787
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823245048.003.0001
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

The chapter opens by presenting the Dominican Melchor Cano as an antagonist who criticized Ignatius Loyola for his vanity. Ignatius's awareness of that fault created a quandary for him late in life ... More


The Acta as Mirror of Vainglory

John M. McManamon

in The Text and Contexts of Ignatius Loyola's “Autobiography”

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780823245048
eISBN:
9780823252787
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823245048.003.0002
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

The chapter beings by analyzing Ignatius's account of his foolhardy defense of Pamplona as exemplary vainglory on his part. It then briefly summarizes the scriptural, patristic, and medieval ideas on ... More


Beyond Death

Gianni Guastella

in Word of Mouth: Fama and Its Personifications in Art and Literature from Ancient Rome to the Middle Ages

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
March 2017
ISBN:
9780198724292
eISBN:
9780191792021
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198724292.003.0008
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval

The personification of Fama-Renown was invented in the Middle Ages, and its first known description is found in Boccaccio’s Amorosa visione. Actually, instead of Fama Boccaccio talks of Worldly ... More


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