Of the Active Life in Comparison with the Contemplative Life

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Of the Active Life in Comparison with the Contemplative Life

We must now consider the active life in comparison with the contemplative life, under which head there are four points of inquiry:

  1. Which of them is of greater import or excellence?
  2. Which of them has the greater merit?
  3. Whether the contemplative life is hindered by the active life?
  4. Of their order.