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- Aquinas, God, and being. Davies, Brian // Monist;Oct97, Vol. 80 Issue 4, p500
Opinion. Examines Thomas Aquinas' philosophical views on God and being, while analyzing comments made by Martin Heidegger in the book entitled `Sein und Zeit.' Reference to opposing and supporting views of Aquinas' philosophy.
- Aquinas of divine simplicity. Lamont, John // Monist;Oct97, Vol. 80 Issue 4, p521
Analyzes Thomas Aquinas's misrepresentation and understanding of the divine nature of his conception of God's simplicity. Distinction between a property of a concept, and a component characteristic of a concept; Suggestion that Aquinas's view is superior to the view of concepts embraced by...
- Aquinas on thought's linguistic nature. Pasnau, Robert // Monist;Oct97, Vol. 80 Issue 4, p558
Analyzes Thomas Aquinas' theory of conceptual thought in relation to linguistic nature. Aquinas' description of each of intellect's first two operations in terms of forming mental words; Indication that thought and language seem structurally isomorphic.
- Does God will evil? Menssen, Sandra L.; Sullivan, Thomas D. // Monist;Oct97, Vol. 80 Issue 4, p598
Analyzes and defend Thomas Aquinas's position which states that God does not will moral evil. Aquinas's explanation of how some evils may sometimes be sought; Reference to Michael Bratman's work on intention.
- The resistance of Thomism to analytical and other patronage. Theron, Stephen // Monist;Oct97, Vol. 80 Issue 4, p611
Comments on Thomism's, the philosophy of Thomas Aquinas, resistance to analytical and other patronage. Information on transcendental Thomism and other exploitations of Aquinas's ideas within the phenomenological movement; Reference to the book `Three Philosophers,' by Peter Geach.
- Rethinking religious classics: Aquinas and public disputation. Porter, Jean // Christian Century;12/2/92, Vol. 109 Issue 35, p1100
Presents the first in a series of articles by authors which will address the significance of an acknowledged, overlooked, or overrated classic. Discussion of Thomas Aquinas's `Summa theologiae'; Obstacles to be overcome to appreciate his thought; How Aquinas suggests that an approach to the...
- Fortysomething: Saint Thomas in winter. Smith III, J.D. // U.S. Catholic;Oct89, Vol. 54 Issue 10, p35
Gives a brief biography of St. Thomas Aquinas, noting the experience he had at age 48 which radically altered his life. Offers a hypothesis for what this experience might have been.
- St. Thomas Apocrypha. Wolff, V.R.; Wolff, W.F. // America;5/21/1988, Vol. 158 Issue 20, p533
While browsing through the 13th-century correspondence files in the Vatican Library, the writers found an ancient envelope labeled `Forgeries, Fabrications and Communications From Sources Unknown.' One of the enclosures was addressed to Pope Gregory X in 1272. The writers found it interesting,...
- How Catholic are the virtues? Keenan, James F. // America;6/7/1997, Vol. 176 Issue 20, p16
Presents the author's view of Catholics and the virtues which are helpful in living out their identity. Thomas Aquinas' `Summa Theologiae' on virtues; Author's insights on how Catholic the virtues are.