By Peter S. Eardley,Carl N. Still
Thomas Aquinas is the main commonly learn and arguably such a lot influential of the medieval philosophers. he's well-known for his amazing and coherent synthesis of Greek Philosophy and Christian Theology and his magisterial Summa Theologiae is a highly very important, and enduring, textual content within the heritage of philosophy. but he's additionally a truly tough philosopher and his rules current a couple of demanding situations to his readers.
Aquinas: A consultant for the Perplexed is a transparent and thorough account of Aquinas's notion, his significant works and ideas, delivering an incredible advisor to the real and complicated writings of this key philosopher. The e-book introduces all of the key thoughts and subject matters in Aquinas's inspiration and examines the ways that they've got encouraged philosophical and theological suggestion. Geared in the direction of the categorical specifications of scholars who have to succeed in a valid knowing of Aquinas's rules, the ebook serves as a transparent and concise creation to his philosophy and normal theology. this is often the right spouse to the examine of this so much influential and difficult of thinkers.
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Aquinas: A Guide for the Perplexed (Guides for the Perplexed) by Peter S. Eardley,Carl N. Still