Aquinas om kardinaldydene og fornufta

The proper end of each moral virtue consists (…) in conformity with right reason. For temperance intends that man should not stray from reason for the sake of his concupiscences; fortitude, that he should not stray from the right judgment of reason through fear or daring. Moreover this end is appointed to man according to natural reason, since natural reason dictates to each one that he should act according to reason.

Summa Theologica/i, II-II: 47,7

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