A Summa of The Summa by Peter Kreeft

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By Peter Kreeft

Saint Thomas Aquinas is universally well-known as one of many maximum philosophers who ever lived. His writings mix the 2 basic beliefs of philosophical writing: readability and profundity. he's a grasp of metaphysics and technical terminology, but so choked with either theoretical and sensible knowledge. he's the grasp of logic. His significant paintings, the Summa Theologica, is undying, yet rather vital this present day due to his synthesis of religion and cause, revelation and philosophy, and the Biblical and the classical Greco-Roman heritages.

This exact booklet combines chosen crucial philosophical passages from Thomas' Summa with footnotes and factors by means of Kreeft, a well-liked Thomist instructor and author. Kreeft chosen these passages from Thomas which are intrinsically very important, non-technical adequate to be intelligible to trendy readers, and probably for use in a category or through self reliant readers who are looking to examine the Summa all alone. Kreeft's precise footnotes clarify tricky or technical passages and get in touch with consciousness to issues of specific value for the trendy reader. This ebook is the main clever, transparent, and beneficial entry to Saint Thomas in print. incorporates a word list and an index.

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