We have now to consider pain and sorrow: concerning which we must consider: (1) Sorrow or pain in itself; (2) Its cause; (3) Its effects; (4) Its remedies; (5) Its goodness or malice.
Under the first head there are eight points of inquiry:
A Whether pain is a passion of the soul?
A Whether sorrow is the same as pain?
A Whether sorrow or pain is contrary in pleasure?
A Whether all sorrow is contrary to all pleasure?
A Whether there is a sorrow contrary to the pleasure of contemplation?
A Whether sorrow is to be shunned more than pleasure is to be sought?
A Whether exterior pain is greater than interior?
A Of the species of sorrow.