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Commentary on Aristotle's de Anima

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ISBN-10: 0300074204

ISBN-13: 9780300074208

Edition: 1999

Authors: Thomas Aquinas, Robert Pasnau

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This is a study of Aristotle, providing an understanding of the Greek philosopher, and expressing Aquinas's own views on philosophical issues.
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Book details

Copyright year: 1999
Publisher: Yale University Press
Publication date: 3/11/1999
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 496
Size: 6.75" wide x 9.75" long x 1.50" tall
Weight: 1.848
Language: English

Thomas Aquinas, the most noted philosopher of the Middle Ages, was born near Naples, Italy, to the Count of Aquino and Theodora of Naples. As a young man he determined, in spite of family opposition to enter the new Order of Saint Dominic. He did so in 1244. Thomas Aquinas was a fairly radical Aristotelian. He rejected any form of special illumination from God in ordinary intellectual knowledge. He stated that the soul is the form of the body, the body having no form independent of that provided by the soul itself. He held that the intellect was sufficient to abstract the form of a natural object from its sensory representations and thus the intellect was sufficient in itself for natural knowledge without God's special illumination. He rejected the Averroist notion that natural reason might lead individuals correctly to conclusions that would turn out false when one takes revealed doctrine into account. Aquinas wrote more than sixty important works. The Summa Theologica is considered his greatest work. It is the doctrinal foundation for all teachings of the Roman Catholic Church.