Summa Theologiae: Volume 12, Human Intelligence: 1a. 84-89 by Thomas AquinasSumma Theologiae: Volume 12, Human Intelligence: 1a. 84-89 by Thomas Aquinas

Summa Theologiae: Volume 12, Human Intelligence: 1a. 84-89

byThomas AquinasEditorPaul T. Durbin

Paperback | October 26, 2006

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The Summa Theologiae ranks among the greatest documents of the Christian Church, and is a landmark of medieval western thought. It provides the framework for Catholic studies in systematic theology and for a classical Christian philosophy, and is regularly consulted by scholars of all faiths and none, across a range of academic disciplines. This paperback reissue of the classic Latin/English edition first published by the English Dominicans in the 1960s and 1970s, in the wake of the Second Vatican Council, has been undertaken in response to regular requests from readers and librarians around the world for the entire series of 61 volumes to be made available again. The original text is unchanged, except for the correction of a small number of typographical errors.
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 spec...
Title:Summa Theologiae: Volume 12, Human Intelligence: 1a. 84-89Format:PaperbackDimensions:228 pages, 8.5 × 5.43 × 0.51 inPublished:October 26, 2006Publisher:Cambridge University PressLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0521029201

ISBN - 13:9780521029209


Table of Contents

General preface; Editorial notes; Introduction; Question 84. How the soul, while joined to the body, knows material things; Question 85. The mode and order of understanding; Question 86. What our intellect knows with respect to material realities; Question 87. How the intellectual soul knows itself and the things in it; Question 88. How the human soul knows things above it; Question 89. The knowledge of the soul separated from the body; Appendices; Glossary; Index.