Selected Writings

Author : Thomas Aquinas
ISBN : 9780141908182
Genre : Religion
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In his reflections on Christianity, Saint Thomas Aquinas forged a unique synthesis of ancient philosophy and medieval theology. Preoccupied with the relationship between faith and reason, he was influenced both by Aristotle's rational world view and by the powerful belief that wisdom and truth can ultimately only be reached through divine revelation. Thomas's writings, which contain highly influential statements of fundamental Christian doctrine, as well as observations on topics as diverse as political science, anti-Semitism and heresy, demonstrate the great range of his intellect and place him firmly among the greatest medieval philosophers.
Category: Religion

Selected Political Writings

Author : Saint Thomas (Aquinas)
ISBN : UVA:X000266629
Genre : Political science
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Selected Philosophical Writings

Author : Saint Thomas (Aquinas)
ISBN : 0192835858
Genre : Religion
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St Thomas Aquinas (1225-1274) saw religion as part of the natural human propensity to worship. His ability to recognize the naturalness of this phenomenon and simultaneously to go beyond it, to explore spiritual revelation, makes his work fresh and highly readable today. While drawing on a strong distinction between theology and philosophy, Aquinas interleaved them intricately in his writings, which range from an examination of the structures of thought to the concept of God as the endof all things. This accessible new translation chooses substantial passages not only from the indispensable Summa Theologicae, but from many other works, fully illustrating the breadth and progression of Aquinas's philosophy.
Category: Religion

St Thomas Aquinas On Politics And Ethics

Author : Saint Thomas (Aquinas)
ISBN : STANFORD:36105000090881
Genre : Political Science
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St. Thomas Aquinas on Politics and Ethics contains translations of carefully chosen and central selections from The Summa Against the Gentiles, On Kingship or The Governance of Rulers, and The Summa of Theology.
Category: Political Science

The Consolation Of Philosophy

Author : Boethius
ISBN : 9780486113166
Genre : Philosophy
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Landmark of medieval Western thought written by a 6th-century Roman statesman and philosopher awaiting execution. How to achieve and maintain spiritual peace amid life's inevitable pain.
Category: Philosophy

Introduction To Saint Thomas Aquinas

Author : St. Thomas Aquinas
ISBN : 0075536536
Genre : Social Science
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Edited, with an Introduction, by Anton C. Pegis with selections from SUMMA THEOLOGICA and SUMMA CONTRA GENTILES
Category: Social Science

On Law Morality And Politics Second Edition

Author : Thomas Aquinas
ISBN : 0872206637
Genre : Philosophy
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The second edition retains the selection of texts presented in the first edition but offers them in new translations by Richard J Regan -- including that of his Aquinas, Treatise on Law (Hackett, 2000). A revised Introduction and glossary, an updated select bibliography, and the inclusion of summarising headnotes for each of the units -- Conscience, Law, Justice, Property, War and Killing, Obedience and Rebellion, and Practical Wisdom and Statecraft -- further enhance its usefulness.
Category: Philosophy

The Cambridge Companion To Aquinas

Author : Norman Kretzmann
ISBN : 0521437695
Genre : Philosophy
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Among the great philosophers of the Middle Ages Aquinas is unique in pursuing two apparently disparate projects. On the one hand he developed a philosophical understanding of Christian doctrine in a fully integrated system encompassing all natural and supernatural reality. On the other hand, he was convinced that Aristotle's philosophy afforded the best available philosophical component of such a system. In a relatively brief career Aquinas developed these projects in great detail and with an astonishing degree of success. In this volume ten leading scholars introduce all the important aspects of Aquinas' thought, ranging from its historical background and dependence on Greek, Islamic, and Jewish philosophy and theology, through the metaphysics, epistemology and ethics, to the philosophical approach to Biblical commentary. New readers and nonspecialists will find this the most convenient, accessible guide to Aquinas currently in print. Advanced students and specialists will find a conspectus of recent developments in the interpretation of Aquinas.
Category: Philosophy