pt. I. Essential Features (QQ75-76) -- 1. Body and soul -- 2. immateriality of soul -- 3. unity of body and soul -- 4. When human life begins. Excursus metaphysicus: Reality as actuality -- pt. II. Capacities (QQ77-83) -- 5. soul and its capacities -- 6. Sensation -- 7. Desire and freedom -- 8. Will and temptation -- pt. III. Functions (QQ84-89) -- 9. Mind and image -- 10. Mind and reality -- 11. Knowing the mind -- 12. Life after death. Epilogue: Why Did God Make Me?
Pasnau sets the philosophy in the context of ancient and modern thought, looking at some of the most difficult areas of Aquinas's thought: the relationship of soul to body, workings of sense and intellect, will and passions, and personal identity
Includes bibliographical references (pages 465-483) and index