Convenience and inconvenience of nature in today’s society


María Celestina Donadío Maggi de Gandolfi


Espíritu: ISSN 0014-0716, Year 66, Issue 154, 2017, pages 325-343




The permanent question today in the social sciences and in the socio-political philosophy is the reconciliation between the natural and the philosophical or with the cultural, the historical, the social, the moral. However, in today’s world there is a tendency to minimize and even obstinately deny the reality of “nature” and especially “human nature”, because it begins to be inconvenient. First, a current picture of the most significant negations of the concept of nature will be traced to the explicit answer found in Aristotle and Thomas Aquinas.

Key words:

Nature, inconvenience, conciliation, human behavior.



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