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

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780268008017
  • Publisher: University of Notre Dame Press
  • Publication date: 3/28/1994
  • Edition description: New Edition
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 502
  • Sales rank: 622,877
  • Product dimensions: 6.00 (w) x 9.00 (h) x 1.10 (d)

Table of Contents

Foreword
Introduction 3
Pt. 1 God
I Existence and Reality 29
II The Problem of the Existence of God 46
1 The Alleged Evidence for the Existence of God 46
2 The Theologies of Essence 48
3 The Existence of God as a Problem 54
III The Proofs for the Existence of God 59
1 Proofs from Motion 59
2 Proof by Efficient Cause 66
3 The Proof from Necessary Being 68
4 Proof from the Degrees of Being 70
5 The Proof from the Final Cause 75
6 Significance of the Proofs for the Existence of God 77
IV Haec sublimis veritas 84
V The Attributes of God 96
1 The Knowledge of God by Way of Negation 97
2 The Knowledge of God by Way of Analogy 103
3 The Perfections of God 110
4 The Creator 120
VI The Universe of St. Thomas 130
Pt. 2 Nature
I Creation 147
II The Angels 160
III The Corporeal World and the Efficacy of Second Causes 174
IV Man 187
V Life and the Senses 200
VI The Intellect and Rational Knowledge 207
VII Knowledge and Truth 223
VIII Appetite and Will 236
Pt. 3 Morality
I The Human Act 251
1 The Structure of the Human Act 252
2 Habits 256
3 Good and Evil. The Virtues 259
4 Laws 264
II Love and the Passions 271
III The Personal Life 287
IV The Social Life 306
V The Religious Life 333
VI The Last End 351
VII The Spirit of Thomism 357
A Catalogue of St. Thomas's Works 381
Notes to: Introduction 440
Notes to: Part One 444
Notes to: Part Two 464
Notes to: Part Three 478
Analytical Index 494
Index of Proper Names 499
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