Summa Theologiae by St. Thomas Aquinas
FS: Treatise On The Passions
Q[41] Of Fear, In Itself
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We must now consider, in the first place, fear; and, secondly, daring. With regard to fear, four things must be considered: (1) Fear, in itself; (2) Its object; (3) Its cause; (4) Its effect. Under the first head there are four points of inquiry:

A[1] Whether fear is a passion of the soul?

A[2] Whether fear is a special passion?

A[3] Whether there is a natural fear?

A[4] Of the species of fear.