The Antecedents of Being: An Analysis of the Concept de Nihilo in the Philosophy of Saint Thomas Aquinas, a Study in Thomistic Metaphysics

The Antecedents of Being: An Analysis of the Concept de Nihilo in the Philosophy of Saint Thomas Aquinas, a Study in Thomistic Metaphysics

by Mary Consilia O'Brien

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781498294867
Publisher: Wipf & Stock Publishers
Publication date: 04/18/2016
Pages: 212
Product dimensions: 5.40(w) x 8.40(h) x 0.60(d)

Table of Contents

Preface vii

Introduction 1

Chapter 1 Primary Concepts and Other Basic Notions 17

Chapter 2 Creation: Production ex nihilo sui et subjecti 35

Chapter 3 Generation: Ens in Fieri 56

Chapter 4 Substantial Change: Its Intrinsic Principles and Related Notions 78

Chapter 5 Some Non-Thomistic Interpretations of Reality 111

Chapter 6 Philosophies of Flux and Thomistic Principles 177

Conclusion 188

Bibliography 191

Index 200

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