The Routledge Guidebook to Aquinas' Summa Theologiae Paperback / softback
Part of the The Routledge Guides to the Great Books series
The Routledge Guidebook to Aquinas' Summa Theologiae introduces readers to a work which represents the pinnacle of medieval Western scholarship and which has inspired numerous commentaries, imitators, and opposing views.
Outlining the main arguments Aquinas utilizes to support his conclusions on various philosophical and theological questions, this clear and comprehensive guide explores:the historical context in which Aquinas wrotea critical discussion of the topics outlined in the text including theology, metaphysics, epistemology, psychology, ethics, and political theorythe ongoing influence of the Summa Theologiae in modern philosophy and theology. Offering a close reading of the original work, this guidebook highlights the central themes of Aquinas' masterwork and is an essential read for anyone seeking an understanding of this highly influential work in the history of philosophy.
- Format: Paperback / softback
- Pages: 332 pages
- Publisher: Taylor & Francis Ltd
- Publication Date: 17/11/2015
- Category: Western philosophy: Medieval & Renaissance, c 500 to c 1600
- ISBN: 9781138777194
- Hardback from £83.15