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The philosophy of St. Thomas Aquinas

The philosophy of St. Thomas Aquinas

Author: Étienne Gilson; Edward Bullough; G A Elrington
Publisher: Freeport, N.Y., Books for Libraries Press, [1971]
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Gilson, Etienne, 1884-1978.
Philosophy of St. Thomas Aquinas.
Freeport, N.Y., Books for Libraries Press [1971]
Named Person: Thomas, Aquinas Saint; Thomas, Aquinas Saint
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Étienne Gilson; Edward Bullough; G A Elrington
ISBN: 0836957970 9780836957976
OCLC Number: 149465
Notes: Reprint of the 1937 edition.
Description: xv, 372 pages ; 23 cm
Contents: Foreword / Fr. Vincent McNabb O.P. --
The author's preface to the translation --
Translator's preface to the new edition --
I. The man and his environment --
A. The life and works of St. Thomas --
B. St. Thomas and Aristotelianism --
C. The Christian doctor --
II. Faith and reason: the object of philosophy --
III. The alleged evidence for the existence of God --
IV. The first proof of the existence of God --
V. The four other proofs of the existence of God --
VI. The divine attributes --
A. The knowledge of God by negation --
B. The knowledge of God by Analogy --
VII. Creation --
A. The nature of the creative act --
B. The beginning --
C. The distinction of things--evil --
VIII. The angels --
IX. The corporeal world and the efficacy of secondary causes --
X. The union of soul and body --
XI. The powers of the soul--Life and the senses --
XII. The intellect and rational knowledge --
XIII. Knowledge and truth --
XIV. Appetite and will --
XV. The human act --
A.The structure of the human act --
B. Habits --
C. The virtues --
D. The laws --
XVI. The last end --
XVII. The spirit of Thomistic philosophy.
Other Titles: Thomisme.
Responsibility: authorised translation from the third revised and enlarged edition of 'Le thomisme', by Étienne Gilson ; translated by Edward Bullough ; edited by G.A. Elrington.


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