Aquinas: A Beginner's Guide

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Oneworld Publications, Sep 1, 2009 - Biography & Autobiography - 224 pages
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One of the most influential philosophers and theologians in the history of Western thought, St Thomas Aquinas established the foundations for much of modern philosophy of religion, and is infamous for his arguments for the existence of God. In this cogent and multifaceted introduction to the great Saint's work, Edward Feser argues that you cannot fully understand Aquinas' philosophy without his theology and vice-versa. Covering his thoughts on the soul, natural law, metaphysics, and the interaction of faith and reason, this will prove a indispensable resource for students, experts or the general reader.

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User Review  - Charles Curtis - Goodreads

Feser's writing style is always engaging. On a topic such as classic Thomist philosophy, that comes in handy. Great illustrations used in weighty concepts, which brings a greater understanding of them. Read full review

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User Review  - Steven - Goodreads

Feser got da atheists and materialists shook with his sound reasoning. GOAT intro to aquinas' philosophy, which is superior to the moderns' philosophy by leaps and bounds. Thomism FTW. Read full review


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About the author (2009)

Edward Feser is Visiting Assistant Professor of Philosophy at Loyola Marymount University, California. He is the author of Locke.

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