indifferent acts


Acts that are neither good or bad. All are agreed that deliberate acts performed without conscious reference to moral norms are indifferent; also that many acts, like walking, have in themselves no specific goodness or malice. Saint Thomas is of opinion that acts of a deliberate agent, aware of the significance of the circumstances in which he acts and especially of the end which his act serves, cannot escape the imputation of morality; they will be either good or bad.

MLA Citation

  • “indifferent acts”. New Catholic Dictionary. CatholicSaints.Info. 13 November 2014. Web. 21 February 2019. <>