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Addiction and Virtue

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What is the nature of addiction? Neither of the two dominant models (disease or choice) adequately accounts for the experience of those who are addicted or of those who are seeking to help them. ^^In this interdisciplinary work,...


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What is the nature of addiction?
Neither of the two dominant models (disease or choice) adequately accounts for the experience of those who are addicted or of those who are seeking to help them.


^^In this interdisciplinary work, Kent Dunnington brings the neglected resources of philosophical and theological analysis to bear on the problem of addiction. Drawing on the insights of Aristotle and Thomas Aquinas, he formulates an alternative to the usual reductionistic models.^


^Going further, Dunnington maintains that addiction is not just a problem facing individuals. Its pervasiveness sheds prophetic light on our cultural moment. Moving beyond issues of individual treatment, this groundbreaking study also outlines significant implications for ministry within the local church context.


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Kent J. Dunnington is assistant professor of philosophy, Greenville College. He holds the Ph.D. in philosophy from Texas A&M, and an M.T.S. in theology from Duke University.
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Kent J Dunnington

Kent J. Dunnington (Ph.D., in philosophy from Texas A&M) is assistant professor of philosophy, Greenville College. He also holds an M.T.S. in theology from Duke University and the author of Addiction and Virtue: Beyond the Models of Disease and Choice (Strategic Initiatives in Evangelical Theology).

  • Preface
  • 1 Addiction And Disease--science, Philosophy, And Theology
  • Defining Addiction Neurologically
  • Assessing Risk Genetically
  • Treating Addiction Medically
  • Science, Philosophy, And Theology
  • 2 Addiction And Incontinence--resources In Aristotle
  • The Paradox Of Addiction
  • Addiction And Incontinence
  • Sources Of Incontinence
  • 3 Addiction And Habit--resources In Aquinas
  • Aquinas On Habit
  • Habit As A Mediating Category
  • Kinds And Causes Of Habit
  • Addiction As Habit
  • 4 Addiction And Intemperance--sensory Pleasures And Moral Goods
  • Complex Habits
  • Addiction And Intemperance
  • 5 Addiction And Modernity--the Addict As Unwitting Prophet
  • Aristotle On Habit And Happiness
  • Modern Arbitrariness
  • Modern Boredom
  • Modern Loneliness
  • 6 Addiction And Sin--testing An Ancient Doctrine
  • Sins, Sin, And Original Sin
  • Sin, Addiction, And Voluntarism
  • Sin As A Religious Category
  • 7 Addiction And Worship--caritas And Its Counterfeits
  • Immanence And Transcendence
  • Aquinas On Charity
  • Addiction And Charity
  • Addiction As A Way Of Life
  • 8 Addiction And The Church—the Gospel And The Hope Of Recovery
  • Addiction And Worship
  • The Church And The Hope Of Recovery
  • Recovery And Friendship
  • Addiction As Prophetic Challenge
  • Index

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