3 edition of Saint Thomas Aquinas found in the catalog.
Saint Thomas Aquinas
W. Norman Pittenger
A biography of the thirteenth-century philosopher best known for his ability to reconcile the basic principles of Christian and Aristotelian thought.
Bibliography: p. 146-148.
|Statement||by Norman Pittenger.|
|Series||Immortals of philosophy and religion|
|LC Classifications||BX4700.T6 P565|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||vii, 150 p.|
|Number of Pages||150|
|LC Control Number||77079849|
Lumbering and shy -- his classmates dubbed him "the Dumb Ox" -- he led a revolution in Christian thought. Thomas chose the life of a teacher in the Dominican mendicant begging order instead of the high office planned by his family, whose members even detained him for more than a year to try to change his mind. Based on Averroes's "theory of the double truth," the two types of knowledge were in direct opposition to each other. Thomas would prove a formidable controversialist and speculative thinker. Albertus Magnusa tremendous scholar with a wide range of intellectual interests.
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With every Saint Thomas Aquinas book I read in this series I am more impressed. Combining the theological principles of faith with the philosophical principles of reason, he ranked among the most influential thinkers of medieval Scholasticism. Handwritten copies of his works were distributed to libraries across Europe. These include metaphysics, the existence and nature of God, ethics and action theory, epistemology, philosophy of mind and human nature, the nature of language, and an array of theological topics, including Trinity, Incarnation, sacraments, resurrection, and the problem of evil, among others. They focus on the philosophical sources that are likely to have influenced his thinking, the most prominent of which were certain Greek philosophers chiefly AristotleLatin Christian writers such as Augustineand Jewish and Islamic authors such as Maimonides and Avicenna. During life, an individual's will must be ordered toward right things such as charity, peace and holinesswhich requires morality in everyday human choices, a kind of Virtue Ethics.
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The illustrator of this volume is Cathy Morrison, and she also illustrates one other book in the series. Thomas's family held him captive for an entire year, imprisoned in the fortress of San Giovanni at Rocca Secca.
Handwritten copies of his works were distributed to libraries across Europe.
To following God. Based on Averroes's "theory of the double truth," the two types of knowledge were in direct opposition to each other. To serving. The book Arrived on time and it was in perfect condition. Inwhile serving as regent master in theology at the University of Paris, Aquinas wrote Impugnantes Dei cultum et religionem, or Against Those Who Assail the Worship of God and Religion, a treatise defending mendicant orders that William of Saint-Amour had criticized.
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