In the next place we must consider temperance: (1) Temperance itself; (2) its parts; (3) its precepts.
With regard to temperance we must consider (1) temperance itself; (2) the contrary vices.
Under the first head there are eight points of inquiry:
A Whether temperance is a virtue?
A Whether it is a special virtue?
A Whether it is only about desires and pleasures?
A Whether it is only about pleasures of touch?
A Whether it is about pleasures of taste, as such, or only as a kind of touch?
A What is the rule of temperance?
A Whether it is a cardinal, or principal, virtue?
A Whether it is the greatest of virtues?