Aquinas / Edition 1

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Overview

This lively and highly accessible introduction to the thought of Thomas Aquinas focuses on his philosophy while making clear its openness to theology as reflection on Revelation.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780745626864
  • Publisher: Wiley
  • Publication date: 1/5/2004
  • Series: PCTS-Polity Classic Thinkers Series , #10
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 168
  • Product dimensions: 6.00 (w) x 9.00 (h) x 0.44 (d)

Meet the Author

Ralph McInerny is a Professor of Philosophy at the University of Notre Dame.
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Table of Contents

Part I A Short Life 1
1 Origins 3
2 Montecassino (1230-1239) 5
3 University of Naples (1239-1244) 7
4 Under House Arrest (1244-1245) 11
5 Cologne and Albert the Great (1245-1248) 12
6 Student at Paris (1252-1256) 13
7 First Paris Professorship (1256-1259) 16
8 Italian Interlude (1259-1268) 17
9 Second Paris Period (1269-1272) 20
10 Naples (1272-1274) 24
Selected Further Reading 26
Part II In Pursuit of Wisdom 27
11 Theology Presupposes Philosophy 30
12 The Quest of Philosophy 31
13 Theoretical and Practical 34
14 The Order of Learning 37
15 The Two Theologies 38
16 The Four Orders 40
17 The Logical Order 42
18 Our Natural Way of Knowing 45
19 Matter and Form 49
20 Things that Come to Be as the Result of a Change 51
21 The Parmenidean Problem 54
22 The Sequel 56
23 The Prime Mover 58
24 The Soul 59
25 Sense Perception 63
26 The Immortality of the Human Soul 65
27 The Opening to Metaphysics 66
28 The Big Problem 70
29 The Two Theologies Revisited 71
30 Being as Being 76
31 Analogy 78
32 Being as Analogous 80
33 Substance 82
34 Presuppositions of Metaphysics 85
35 God and Metaphysics 86
36 Ipsum esse Subsistens 89
37 The Moral Order 92
38 Ultimate End in Aristotle 94
39 Ultimate End in Thomas 96
40 Virtuous Action 98
41 Natural Law 100
42 Natural Inclinations 104
43 Virtue and Law 106
44 Practical Syllogism 107
45 End/Means 109
46 The Common Good 110
47 Natural and Supernatural Ends 112
48 Preambles of Faith 114
49 Christian Philosophy 115
50 Beyond Philosophy 117
51 The Range of Theology 125
Sources 129
Selected Further Reading 135
Part III Thomism 137
52 The First Phase 141
53 Second Scholasticism 144
54 The Leonine Revival (1879-1965) 145
55 Three Thomisms 148
56 Whither Thomism in the Third Millennium? 150
Selected Further Reading 153
Index 154
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