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Aquinas - 55 edition

Aquinas (ISBN10: 0140136746; ISBN13: 9780140136746)
ISBN13: 978-0140136746
ISBN10: 0140136746

This edition has also been released as:
ISBN13: 978-0140203493
ISBN10: 0140203494

Summary: 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 contemporaries to regard him as an advanced thinker.Father Copleston's lucid and st
imulating book examines this extraordinary man-whose influence is perhaps greater today than in his own lifetime-and his trought, relating his ideas wherever possible to problems as they are discussed today.
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Summary: 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 contemporaries to regard him as an advanced thinker.Father Copleston's lucid and stimulating book examines this extraordinary man-whose influence is perhaps greater today than in his own lifetime-and his trought, relating his ideas wherever possible to problems as they are discussed today. ...show less

Edition/Copyright: 55
Cover: Paperback
Publisher: Penguin Books, Inc.
Year Published: 1955
International: No



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