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The Dignity of Being a Cause

Thomas F. O’Meara
Published Online: 2018-05-17 | DOI: https://doi.org/10.1515/opth-2018-0013


Theologians, philosophers, and scientists have pondered the causalities of human beings, nature, and cosmos. This seeks to avoid the reduction of all activity to God and to understand the richness of beings other than God. Thomas Aquinas valued this ‟secondary causality” greatly, while recent thinkers are also advocating its importance again.

Keywords : causality; Thomas Aquinas


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About the article

Received: 2017-11-08

Accepted: 2018-02-13

Published Online: 2018-05-17

Citation Information: Open Theology, Volume 4, Issue 1, Pages 186–191, ISSN (Online) 2300-6579, DOI: https://doi.org/10.1515/opth-2018-0013.

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