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  • Print publication year: 2020
  • Online publication date: October 2020

Question 2, article 5 - Whether man’s happiness consists in any bodily good?

from Question 2 - Where Does Complete Happiness Lie? Failed Candidates


St. Thomas frames his arguments in such a way as to apply to all bodily goods. However, he has the Objectors focus on the bodily good of health, and with good reason. Only a few people think supreme happiness lies in swiftness. Perhaps a somewhat larger number think it lies in beauty. But a great many think it lies in health.

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