Greek and Medieval Studies in Honor of Leo Sweeney, S.J.

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In 17 original essays, analyzes the philosophy of Plato, Plotinus, neo-Platonism, Aristotle, Thomas Aquinas, and early Christian and medieval authors. The topics include the lost self in Plotinus, the tension between Aquinas' accounts of the ontological and ethical status of animals, and William of Auvergne's rejection of the agent intellect. Includes a bibliography of works in the field by Sweeney, 1943-94. No index. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (
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  • ISBN-13: 9780820416410
  • Publisher: Lang, Peter Publishing, Incorporated
  • Publication date: 2/28/1995
  • Pages: 302

Table of Contents

Editors' Introduction
Philebus 15B 1-8: A Suggestion 3
The Lost Self In Plotinus 17
Ecstasy And Ecstasy In Some Early Pagan And Christian Mystical Writings 27
Energeia In Two Selected Treatises Of Plotinus' Enneads: 11, 5 (25) And VI, 2 (43): A Reaction To Plato And Aristotle 39
Plotinus On Matter 59
Participation: The Link To The Divine In Pseudo-Dionysius The Areopagite 73
Happiness: The Final And Self-Sufficient Human Good In The Nichomachean Ethics 85
St Thomas' Doctrine On Usury 119
A Tension In Aquinas' Accounts Between The Ontological And Ethical Status Of Animals 127
A Possible Mis-Step In The Articulation Of The Grifinnboyle Moral Philosophy 145
Reflections On Augustine, Aquinas And The Incomprehensibility of God 161
Chapter 1 Of St. Anselm's Proslogion: Its Preliminaries To Proving God's Existence As Paradigmatic For Subsequent Proofs Of God's Existence 171
Albert The Great On Divine Infinity: A Reply To Francis Kovach 181
Soncinas On Essence And Existence 191
William of Auvergne's Rejection Of The Agent Intellect 211
Henry Of Harclay's Quaestio On Relations In His Sentences Commentary: An Edition 237
Alnwick On Scotus And Divine Concurrence 255
Bibliography 287
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