Thomas Aquinas's Earliest Treatment of the Divine Essence

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Global Academic Publishing, 1997 M01 1 - 240 pages
This book provides scholars and students of medieval philosophy and theology with a readable and accurate English language version of St. Thomas Aquinas’s earliest major treatment of God’s simplicity, along with other themes characteristic of his metaphysics. By including the original Latin, this edition retains the richness of the text and offers an intellectual opportunity for serious students who desire a careful reading of Aquinas. The philosophical importance of explanations given to the metaphysical themes in Aquinas’s work and the problems regarding essence continue to play a crucial role in discussions today.

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Foreword by Joseph Owens C Ss R iii
Text of Peter Lombards Sentences Book I Distinction 8 23
Text of Thomas Aquinass Scriptum super Sententias

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