Aquinas / Edition 1

Aquinas / Edition 1

by Eleonore Stump
ISBN-10:
0415029600
ISBN-13:
9780415029605
Pub. Date:
05/23/2003
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
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Aquinas / Edition 1

Few philosophers or theologians exerted as much influence on the shape of Medieval thought as Thomas Aquinas. He ranks amongst the most famous of the Western philosophers and was responsible for almost single-handedly bringing the philosophy of Aristotle into harmony with Christianity. He was also one of the first philosophers to argue that philosophy and theology could support each other. The shape of metaphysics, theology, and Aristotelian thought today still bears the imprint of Aquinas work.

In this extensive and deeply researched study, Eleonore Stump enages Aquinas across the full range of his philosophical writings. She examines Aquinas' major works, Summa Theologiae and Summa Contra Gentiles and clearly assesses the vast range of Aquinas' thought from his metaphysics, theology, philosophy of mind and epistemology to his views on free will, action, the soul and ethics, law and politics. She considers the influence of Aquinas' thought on contemporary philosophy an

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780415029605
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
Publication date: 05/23/2003
Series: Arguments of the Philosophers Series
Pages: 632
Product dimensions: 6.25(w) x 9.25(h) x 1.44(d)

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