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Thomas Aquinas (1225–1274)

Author of Summa Theologiae

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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.
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Summa Theologiae 1,114 copies, 8 reviews
Introduction to Saint Thomas Aquinas 1,077 copies, 3 reviews
A Summa of the Summa 586 copies, 3 reviews
Treatise on Law 440 copies, 1 review
The Pocket Aquinas 377 copies, 4 reviews
On Being and Essence 371 copies, 3 reviews
On Law, Morality, and Politics 353 copies, 1 review
Summa Contra Gentiles 328 copies, 2 reviews
My Way of Life 208 copies, 4 reviews
On Evil 131 copies
Compendium of Theology 87 copies, 1 review
Philosophical texts 86 copies, 1 review
On Human Nature 82 copies, 1 review
On Faith and Reason (Aquinas) 72 copies, 1 review
Aquinas (Author) 62 copies
Britannica Great Books: Aquinas I and II (Author) 55 copies, 1 review
Meditations For Lent 44 copies, 1 review
Thomas Aquinas 19 copies
Blessed Sacrament And The Mass 11 copies, 1 review
Commenti a Boezio (Author) 8 copies
Suma teológica : selección 7 copies, 1 review
El Credo 5 copies
De Ente et Essentia 3 copies, 1 review
Država 3 copies
Doctrina teológica 3 copies, 1 review
De magistro 2 copies
Fe, A 2 copies
Watch for the Light: Readings for Advent and Christmas (Contributor) 622 copies, 9 reviews
Critical Theory Since Plato (Contributor, some editions) 365 copies
Man and Spirit: The Speculative Philosophers (Contributor) 159 copies, 1 review
Western Philosophy: An Anthology (Author, some editions) 155 copies
Belief: Readings on the Reason for Faith (Contributor) 115 copies, 2 reviews
The Penguin Book of Hell (Contributor) 108 copies, 1 review
Metaphysics: A Guide and Anthology (Contributor) 59 copies

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Thomas of Aquin or Aquino, was an Italian Dominican friar and priest and an immensely influential philosopher and theologian in the tradition of scholasticism, within which he is also known as the "Doctor Angelicus", "Doctor Communis", and "Doctor Universalis"."Aquinas" is from the county of Aquino, an area his family held land in until 1137. He was born in Roccasecca, Italy.
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