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By Christopher Hughes

ISBN-10: 0415346444

ISBN-13: 9780415346443

ISBN-10: 1138574031

ISBN-13: 9781138574038

Thomas Aquinas is likely one of the most crucial figures within the historical past of philosophy and philosophical theology. hoping on a deep realizing of Aristotle, Aquinas constructed a metaphysical framework that's accomplished, unique, and versatile. inside of that framework, he formulated various strikingly unique and punctiliously explicated perspectives in parts together with average theology, philosophy of brain, philosophical psychology, and ethics.

In this book, Christopher Hughes makes a speciality of Aquinas’s suggestion from an analytic philosophical standpoint. After an outline of Aquinas’s lifestyles and works, Hughes discusses Aquinas’s metaphysics, together with his perception of substance, topic, and shape, and his account of essence and lifestyles; and his concept of the character of humans, together with his critique of a substance dualism that Aquinas attributes to Plato, yet is generally linked to Descartes. within the ultimate chapters, Hughes discusses Aquinas’s account of the lifestyles and nature of God, and his therapy of the matter of evil, in addition to his principles in regards to the relation of goodness to being, selection, and happiness.

Aquinas on Being, Goodness, and God is crucial examining for college kids and students of Aquinas, and an individual attracted to philosophy of faith or the historical past of medieval philosophy.

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