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By Daniel Schwartz

Daniel Schwartz examines the perspectives on friendship of the nice medieval thinker Thomas Aquinas. For Aquinas friendship is the perfect kind of dating that rational beings may still domesticate. Schwartz argues that Aquinas essentially revises many of the major beneficial properties of Aristotle's paradigmatic account of friendship with a view to accommodate the case of friendship among substantially unequal beings: guy and God. hence, Aquinas offers a broader view of friendship
than Aristotle's, taking into consideration the next quantity of confrontation. loss of mutual figuring out, and inequality among friends.

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