ISBN-10:
1402047207
ISBN-13:
9781402047206
Pub. Date:
06/01/2006
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Springer Netherlands
Aquinas and Maimonides on the Possibility of the Knowledge of God: An Examination of The Quaestio de attributis / Edition 1

Aquinas and Maimonides on the Possibility of the Knowledge of God: An Examination of The Quaestio de attributis / Edition 1

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ISBN-13: 9781402047206
Publisher: Springer Netherlands
Publication date: 06/01/2006
Series: Amsterdam Studies in Jewish Philosophy , #11
Edition description: 2006
Pages: 326
Product dimensions: 8.27(w) x 11.69(h) x 0.03(d)

Table of Contents

Introduction. Purpose. The Texts. Acknowledgements.
1. The Dispute on the Divine Attributes; 1.1 Chronology of In I Sent., d. 2, q. 1, a. 3; 1.2. The Reasons for the Dispute; 1.2.a. Aquinas’ In I Sent., d. 2, q. 1; 1.2.b. Tarantasia’s Commentary and Aquinas’ Responsio de 108 articulis; 1.3. Aquinas’ Revision of In I Sent., d. 2, q. 1; 1.3.a. Aquinas’ In I Sent., d. 2, q. 1, a. 3 (Quaestio de attributis); 1.3.b. The Roman Commentary on the Sentences; 1.4 Maimonides’ Place in the Dispute.
2. Aquinas and Maimonides on the Divine Names; 2.1 Maimonides’ Position According to the Commentary on the Sentences and De Potentia; 2.1.a "Being" as the Proper Name of God; 2.1.b The Multiplicity of the Divine Names; 2.2 Maimonides’ Position According to the Quaestio de attributis; 2.2.a The Multiplicity of the Divine Names; 2.2.b "Being" as the Proper Name of God; 2.3 Maimonides’ Position According to S. Theologiae I, q. 13.
3. The Quaestio de Attributis and Zechariah 14, 9; 3.1. The Apprehension of the Divine Essence; 3.1.a Zechariah 14, 9 in the Guide of the Perplexed; 3.1.b Zechariah 14, 9 in the Works of Aquinas; 3.2 The Stages of the Intellect; 3.2.a Aquinas’ Distinction "in via / in patria"; 3.2.b Maimonides’ Distinction "In this world / In the next".
4. The Quaestio de Attributis and the Limits of Natural Knowledge; 4.1 The Five Causes That Prevent the Instruction of the Multitude; 4.1.a The Five Causes in the Guide of the Perplexed; 4.1.b The Five Causes in Aquinas’ Works; 4.2 Maimonides and Aquinas on the Role of Faith and Prophecy.
5. The Knowledge of the Existence of God; 5.1 The Philosophical Questions That Have No Answer; 5.1.a Maimonides’ Guide II, 17; 5.1.b Guide II, 17 in the Works of Aquinas; 5.2 The Knowledge of the Existence of God; 5.2.a Maimonides’ Method for Demonstrating the Existence of God; 5.2.b Aquinas’ Method for Demonstrating the Existence of God; 5.2.c Maimonides’ Place in Aquinas’ Five Ways.
Conclusions.
Appendix I. Chronology of the Works of T. Aquinas Examined. Appendix II. Quaestio de attributis. Text with English Translation. Appendix III. Critical editions of Dux Neutrorum I, 33 (Guide I, 34). Dux Neutrorum II, 1 (Guide II, Intro.). Dux Neutrorum II, 2 (Guide II, 1). Dux neutrorum II, 17 (Guide II, 18).
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