Thomas Aquinas

  title={Thomas Aquinas},
  author={T. G.},
  • T. G.
  • Published 1 December 1930
  • Philosophy
  • Nature
THE extent of the writings of St. Thomas Aquinas and the vastness of his system make it a very difficult task to condense his philosophy within the compass of three hundred pages. Yet Father D'Arcy has succeeded in presenting the fundamental principles of the Angelic doctor's system in a concise and accurate form.Thomas Aquinas.Rev. M. C. D'Arcy. (Leaders of Philosophy Series.) Pp. ix + 292. (London: Ernest Benn, Ltd., 1930.) 12s. 6d. net. 

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  • J. Vijgen
  • Philosophy
    Studium. Filosofía y Teología
  • 2021
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