Journals Higher Education



Published: 25 April 2021

272 Pages

9.2 x 6.1 inches

ISBN: 9780198843467

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Shadow Sophia

Evolution of Wisdom, Volume 2

Celia E. Deane-Drummond

  • Engages with evolutionary and psychological theories in mapping the origin of tendencies to act in ways that correspond to traditional theological teaching on vice, especially the seven deadly sins
  • Provides a constructive approach to biosocial moral evolution through engagement with the philosophy of Paul Ricoeur
  • Develops a theology of wisdom (shadow sophia) that explores the origin of sin and a deeper understanding of the virtues in the light of a Thomistic understanding of moral agency