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Aquinas and the Ship of Theseus : solving puzzles about material objects

Author: Christopher M Brown
Publisher: London ; New York : Continuum, ©2005.
Series: Continuum studies in philosophy.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Thomas Aquinas has always been viewed as a highly importantfigure in Western Civilization, and the chief philosopher of RomanCatholicism. In recent decades there has been a renewed interest inAquinas' thought as scholars have been exploring the relevance of histhought to contemporary philosophical problems. The book will be of interest not only to historians of medievalphilosophy, but to philosophers who work on  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Constitution
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Brown, Christopher M. (Christopher Mark).
Aquinas and the Ship of Theseus.
London ; New York : Continuum, ©2005
(DLC) 2004063442
Named Person: Thomas, Aquinas Saint; Thomas, Aquinas Saint
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Christopher M Brown
ISBN: 9781847144027 1847144020
OCLC Number: 319492563
Description: 1 online resource (ix, 194 pages).
Contents: Preface; List of Abbreviations; 1 The Problem of Material Constitution (PMC); 2 Three Contemporary Approaches to Solving the PMC; 3 Aquinas on Material Substances; 4 Aquinas on the Composition of Material Objects; 5 Aquinas on Identity, Individuation and Material Composition; 6 Aquinas and the Problem of Material Constitution; 7 Answering Objections to the Thomistic Approach to the PMC; Select Bibliography; Index.
Series Title: Continuum studies in philosophy.
Responsibility: Christopher M. Brown.

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