A Summa of The Summa by Peter Kreeft PDF

By Peter Kreeft

Saint Thomas Aquinas is universally well-known as one of many maximum philosophers who ever lived. His writings mix the 2 primary beliefs of philosophical writing: readability and profundity. he's a grasp of metaphysics and technical terminology, but so jam-packed with either theoretical and useful knowledge. he's the grasp of logic. His significant paintings, the Summa Theologica, is undying, yet relatively very important at the present time as a result of 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 motives by means of Kreeft, a well-liked Thomist instructor and author. Kreeft chosen these passages from Thomas which are intrinsically very important, non-technical sufficient to be intelligible to fashionable readers, and probably for use in a category or by means of autonomous readers who are looking to learn the Summa all alone. Kreeft's unique footnotes clarify tricky or technical passages and phone consciousness to issues of specific importance for the trendy reader. This booklet is the main clever, transparent, and necessary entry to Saint Thomas in print. encompasses a thesaurus and an index.

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