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This new and up to date variation of Christopher Shields and Robert Pasnau's The Philosophy of Aquinas introduces the Aquinas' overarching explanatory framework so that it will give you the worthy historical past to his philosophical investigations throughout quite a lot of components: rational theology, metaphysics, philosophy of human nature, philosophy of brain, and moral and political conception. even though no longer meant to supply a entire review of all points of Aquinas' far-reaching writings, the quantity provides a scientific creation to the critical parts of his philosophy and attends no much less to Aquinas' equipment and argumentative recommendations than to his final conclusions. The authors have up-to-date the second one variation in mild of contemporary scholarship on Aquinas, whereas streamlining and refining their presentation of the foremost parts of Aquinas' philosophy.

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