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Aquinas on being

Author: Anthony Kenny
Publisher: Oxford : Clarendon Press ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2002.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Anthony Kenny offers a critical examination of a central metaphysical doctrine of Thomas Aquinas, the greatest of the medieval philosophers. Aquinas's account of being is famous and influential: but Kenny argues that it in fact suffers from systematic confusion. Because of the centrality of the doctrine, this has implications for other parts of Aquinas's philosophical system: in particular, Kenny shows that the  Read more...
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Named Person: Thomas, Aquinas Saint; Thomas, d'Aquin saint; Thomas, Aquinas Saint; Thomas, von Aquin Heiliger; Thomas (von Aquin)
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Anthony Kenny
ISBN: 0198238479 9780198238478 0199279446 9780199279449
OCLC Number: 49530273
Description: x, 212 pages ; 21 cm
Contents: Preface --
On Being and Essence: I --
On Being and Essence: II --
Commentary on the Sentences --
Disputed Questions on Truth --
Summa contra Gentiles --
Questions Disputed in Rome --
Summa Theologiae: I --
Summa Theologiae: II --
Commentaries on Aristotle's Metaphysics --
Conclusion: Twelve Types of Being --
Appendix: Frege and Aquinas on Existence and Number --
Bibliography --
Index.
Responsibility: Anthony Kenny.
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Sir Anthony Kenny offers a critical examination of a central metaphysical doctrine of Thomas Aquinas, the greatest of the medieval philosophers. Aquinas's account of being is famous and influential:  Read more...

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... a commendable addition to Anthony Kenny's distinguished portfolio of books on Thomism. * Martin Stone, Times Literary Supplement * Kenny takes the reader through the issues in an unsurprisingly Read more...

 
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