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By Christopher Hughes

ISBN-10: 0415346444

ISBN-13: 9780415346443

ISBN-10: 1138574031

ISBN-13: 9781138574038

Thomas Aquinas is without doubt one of the most crucial figures within the historical past of philosophy and philosophical theology. hoping on a deep knowing of Aristotle, Aquinas built a metaphysical framework that's entire, distinct, and versatile. inside of that framework, he formulated more than a few strikingly unique and thoroughly explicated perspectives in components together with traditional theology, philosophy of brain, philosophical psychology, and ethics.

In this book, Christopher Hughes specializes in Aquinas’s concept from an analytic philosophical viewpoint. After an summary of Aquinas’s lifestyles and works, Hughes discusses Aquinas’s metaphysics, together with his notion of substance, topic, and shape, and his account of essence and life; and his idea 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 life and nature of God, and his remedy of the matter of evil, in addition to his principles concerning the relation of goodness to being, selection, and happiness.

Aquinas on Being, Goodness, and God is crucial examining for college students and students of Aquinas, and someone attracted to philosophy of faith or the background of medieval philosophy.

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