Aristotle in Aquinas's Theology by Gilles Emery O.P.,Matthew Levering PDF

By Gilles Emery O.P.,Matthew Levering

ISBN-10: 0198749635

ISBN-13: 9780198749639

ISBN-10: 0198808542

ISBN-13: 9780198808541

Aristotle in Aquinas's Theology explores the function of Aristotelian strategies, ideas, and issues in Thomas Aquinas's theology. each one bankruptcy investigates the importance of Aquinas's theological reception of Aristotle in a relevant theological area: the Trinity, the angels, soul and physique, the Mosaic legislation, grace, charity, justice, contemplation and motion, Christ, and the sacraments. usually, the essays specialize in the Summa theologiae, yet some
range extra generally in Aquinas's corpus. For it slow, it has mainly been the impact of Aristotle on Aquinas's philosophy that has been the centre of realization. might be in response to philosophical neo-Thomism, or maybe simply because this Aristotelian impression seems to be not essential to show, the function of
Aristotle in Aquinas's theology shortly gets much less theological recognition than does Aquinas's use of alternative gurus (whether Scripture or specific Fathers), particularly in domain names outdoor of theological ethics. certainly, in a few theological circles the impact of Aristotle upon Aquinas's theology isn't any longer good understood. Readers will come upon the following the nice Aristotelian subject matters, akin to act and efficiency, God as natural act, substance and injuries, strength and new release, switch and
motion, fourfold causality, shape and topic, hylomorphic anthropology, the constitution of intellection, the connection among wisdom and may, happiness and friendship, conduct and virtues, contemplation and motion, politics and justice, the easiest kind of executive, and personal estate and the common
good. the 10 essays during this booklet interact Aquinas's reception of Aristotle in his theology from various issues of view: historic, philosophical, and constructively theological.

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