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Aquinas

Author: Frederick C Copleston
Publisher: Harmondsworth ; New York : Penguin, 1991, ©1955.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Aquinas (1224-74) lived at a time when the Christian West was opening up to a wealth of Greek and Islamic philosophical speculation. An embodiment of the thirteenth-century ideal of a unified interpretation of reality (in which philosophy and theology work together in harmony), Aquinas was remarkable for the way in which he used and developed this legacy of ancient thought - an achievement which led his  Read more...
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Named Person: Thomas, Aquinas Saint; Thomas, Aquinas Saint
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Frederick C Copleston
ISBN: 0140136746 9780140136746
OCLC Number: 28011804
Description: 272 pages ; 20 cm
Contents: The world and metaphysics --
God and creation --
Man (1) : body and soul --
Man (2) : morality and society --
Thomism.
Responsibility: F.C. Copleston.

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