Summa Theologiae by St. Thomas Aquinas
FS: Treatise On The Passions
Q[40] Of The Irascible Passions, And First, Of Hope And Despair
< previous   Prologue   next >

Prologue   A[1]   A[2]   A[3]   A[4]   A[5]   A[6]   A[7]   A[8]  

We must now consider the irascible passions: (1) Hope and despair; (2) Fear and daring; (3) Anger. Under first head there are eight points of inquiry:

A[1] Whether hope is the same as desire or cupidity?

A[2] Whether hope is in the apprehensive, or in the appetitive faculty?

A[3] Whether hope is in dumb animals?

A[4] Whether despair is contrary to hope?

A[5] Whether experience is a cause of hope?

A[6] Whether hope abounds in young men and drunkards?

A[7] Concerning the order of hope to love;

A[8] Whether love conduces to action?