The Christian Philosophy of St. Thomas Aquinas: Philosophy / Edition 1

The Christian Philosophy of St. Thomas Aquinas: Philosophy / Edition 1

by Etienne Gilson
     
 

ISBN-10: 0268008019

ISBN-13: 9780268008017

Pub. Date: 03/28/1994

Publisher: University of Notre Dame Press

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780268008017
Publisher:
University of Notre Dame Press
Publication date:
03/28/1994
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
502
Sales rank:
598,784
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 1.10(d)

Table of Contents

Foreword
Introduction3
Pt. 1God
IExistence and Reality29
IIThe Problem of the Existence of God46
1The Alleged Evidence for the Existence of God46
2The Theologies of Essence48
3The Existence of God as a Problem54
IIIThe Proofs for the Existence of God59
1Proofs from Motion59
2Proof by Efficient Cause66
3The Proof from Necessary Being68
4Proof from the Degrees of Being70
5The Proof from the Final Cause75
6Significance of the Proofs for the Existence of God77
IVHaec sublimis veritas84
VThe Attributes of God96
1The Knowledge of God by Way of Negation97
2The Knowledge of God by Way of Analogy103
3The Perfections of God110
4The Creator120
VIThe Universe of St. Thomas130
Pt. 2Nature
ICreation147
IIThe Angels160
IIIThe Corporeal World and the Efficacy of Second Causes174
IVMan187
VLife and the Senses200
VIThe Intellect and Rational Knowledge207
VIIKnowledge and Truth223
VIIIAppetite and Will236
Pt. 3Morality
IThe Human Act251
1The Structure of the Human Act252
2Habits256
3Good and Evil. The Virtues259
4Laws264
IILove and the Passions271
IIIThe Personal Life287
IVThe Social Life306
VThe Religious Life333
VIThe Last End351
VIIThe Spirit of Thomism357
A Catalogue of St. Thomas's Works381
Notes to: Introduction440
Notes to: Part One444
Notes to: Part Two464
Notes to: Part Three478
Analytical Index494
Index of Proper Names499

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