By Brian Davies,Leonard Boyle,Victor White,John Wippel,Peter Geach,Robert Pasnau,Anthony Kenny,Herbert McCabe,Eleonore Stump,Bonnie Kent,Fergus Kerr

Thomas Aquinas (1224/6-1274) was once at first a Christian theologian. but he used to be additionally one of many maximum philosophers of the center a long time. Drawing on classical authors, and incorporating rules from Jewish and Arab resources, he got here to supply a rounded and lasting account of the foundation of the universe and of the issues to be stumbled on inside of it, specially people. Aquinas wrote many works, yet his maximum success is absolutely the Summa Theologiae. This provides his so much mature considering and is the simplest advent to his philosophical (and theological) principles. Few secondary books on Aquinas concentration exclusively at the Summa, however the current quantity does simply that. together with paintings via the superior Aquinas students of the final part decade, it presents a pretty good advent to 1 of the landmarks of western thinking.

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