Aquinas (Arguments of the Philosophers) by Eleonore Stump

By Eleonore Stump

Few philosophers or theologians exerted as a lot impression at the form of medieval proposal as Thomas Aquinas. He ranks among the main recognized of the Western philosophers and was once answerable for nearly single-handedly bringing the philosophy of Aristotle into concord with Christianity. He used to be additionally one of many first philosophers to argue that philosophy and theology may possibly help one another. the form of metaphysics, theology, and Aristotelian idea this day nonetheless bears the imprint of Aquinas' work.

In this large and deeply researched learn, Eleonore Stump examines Aquinas' significant works, Summa Theologiae and Summa Contra Gentiles, and sincerely assesses the significant diversity of Aquinas' inspiration. Philosophers, theologians, and scholars of the medieval interval alike will locate this unrivalled learn an essential source in learning and educating Aquinas.

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