The Analogies of Justice: Aquinas on Justice as a State, a Virtue and a Juridical Reality

Michael Sherwin, OP

Angelicum, Ponticifial University of St. Thomas Aquinas

This joint conference between the Pontifical University of St. Thomas Aquinas and the Pontifical University of the Holy Cross took place April 21-22, 2023 in Rome, Italy.

Michael Sherwin, OP is Professor of Fundamental Moral Theology, director of the Institute of Spirituality here at the Angelicum, and the Aquinas Professor at the Pontifical University of St. Thomas Aquinas. Fr. Sherwin comes to the Angelicum after almost twenty years of teaching at the University of Fribourg, Switzerland. He has also taught at the Dominican School of Philosophy and Theology in Berkeley, California, where he received his initial formation as a Dominican and was ordained a priest in 1991. Author of articles on the psychology of love, virtue ethics and moral development, his monograph, By Knowledge and By Love: Charity and Knowledge in the Moral Theology of St. Thomas Aquinas (CUA Press, 2005) has become a standard Thomistic reference, while Alasdair MacIntyre has described Fr. Sherwin’s published collection of essays, On Love and Virtue (Emmaus Academic, 2018) as “theological reflection at its best.”