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The Thought of Thomas Aquinas
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The Thought of Thomas Aquinas

Brian Davies

Abstract

The aim of this book is to give a general and introductory overview of the teaching and thought of Thomas Aquinas (1224–26 to 1274), a Dominican friar, and one of the greatest Western philosophers, and Christian theologians. Books on Aquinas invariably deal either with his philosophy or his theology; Aquinas himself, however, made no such arbitrary division, and this book allows him to be seen as a whole, in introducing almost the full range of his thinking, and relating this to writers both earlier and later. The author points out that all Aquinas’ major conclusions can be found in his first ... More

Keywords: Thomas Aquinas, Catholic Church, Christianity, Dominican Order, philosophers, philosophy, theologians, theology

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 1993 Print ISBN-13: 9780198267539
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: November 2003 DOI:10.1093/0198267533.001.0001

Authors

Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Brian Davies, author
University of Oxford
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