Download Aquinas's Summa Theologiae (Critical Essays on the Classics by Brian Davies,Leonard Boyle,Victor White,John Wippel,Peter PDF

By Brian Davies,Leonard Boyle,Victor White,John Wippel,Peter Geach,Robert Pasnau,Anthony Kenny,Herbert McCabe,Eleonore Stump,Bonnie Kent,Fergus Kerr

Thomas Aquinas (1224/6-1274) was once in the beginning a Christian theologian. but he was once additionally one of many maximum philosophers of the center a long time. Drawing on classical authors, and incorporating principles from Jewish and Arab resources, he got here to provide a rounded and lasting account of the beginning of the universe and of the issues to be came across inside it, specially people. Aquinas wrote many works, yet his maximum fulfillment is surely the Summa Theologiae. This provides his such a lot mature considering and is the easiest advent to his philosophical (and theological) principles. Few secondary books on Aquinas concentration completely at the Summa, however the current quantity does simply that. together with paintings by way of the superior Aquinas students of the final part decade, it presents a fantastic creation to at least one of the landmarks of western thinking.

Show description

Read Online or Download Aquinas's Summa Theologiae (Critical Essays on the Classics Series) PDF

Best religious philosophy books

Religion and Revelation: A Theology of Revelation in the World's Religions

Due to the fact Thomas Aquinas first outlined theology as revelation--or the rational elucidation of published truth--the thought has performed a primary position within the background of Western theology. This e-book presents a brand new and particular research of the concept that, studying its nature, assets, and barriers in all 5 of the most important scriptural religions of the realm: Christianity, Judaism, Islam, Hinduism, and Buddhism.

Religion, Politics, and the Earth: The New Materialism (Radical Theologies and Philosophies)

"Following Vattimo's postmodern philosophy, Badiou's postmetaphysical ontology, and that i ek's innovative sort, the authors of this terrific publication invitations us to reactivate our politics of resistance opposed to our best enemy: company capitalism. the easiest approach to the ecological, power, and fiscal difficulty company capitalism has created, as Crockett Clayton and Jeffrey Robbins recommend, is a brand new theological materialism the place Being is conceived as strength either subjectively and objectively.

Love and Saint Augustine

Hannah Arendt all started her scholarly occupation with an exploration of Saint Augustine's idea of caritas, or neighborly love, written below the course of Karl Jaspers and the impact of Martin Heidegger. After her German educational existence got here to a halt in 1933, Arendt carried her dissertation into exile in France, and years later took an identical battered and stained reproduction to long island.

Intuitive Knowing as Spiritual Experience

This ebook is Wiebe's safeguard of the declare major kind of religious adventure is located in 'knowing whatever we haven't any correct to know'. He selects forty-five first-hand debts from a data-base on the college of Wales to make his case, and, in unity with these humans, recounts whatever of his personal adventure.

Extra info for Aquinas's Summa Theologiae (Critical Essays on the Classics Series)

Sample text

Download PDF sample

Rated 4.01 of 5 – based on 26 votes