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Author Kretzmann, Norman

Title The metaphysics of creation : Aquinas's natural theology in Summa contra gentiles II / Norman Kretzmann
Published Oxford : Clarendon Press ; New York : Oxford University Press, 1999, ©1998
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Description 1 online resource (xii, 483 pages)
Contents 1. Nature from the Top Down -- 2. From God to Everything Else -- 3. Creation as Doubly Universal Production -- 4. Creation's Modalities -- 5. Could the Created World have Existed for Ever? -- 6. The Origin of Species -- 7. Intellects -- 8. Metaphysical Hybrids -- 9. The Soul's Anatomy -- 10. Souls before Birth and at Death -- App. I. A Chronology of Aquinas's Life and Works -- App. II. A Table Indicating the Correspondence between Sections of Chapters of SCG II in the Pera (Marietti) Edition and the Anderson Translation -- App. III. In Sent. I.44.1.2: Could God Make a Better Universe?
Summary Norman Kretzmann expounds and criticises Aquinas' theology of creation, which is natural (or philosophical) in that Aquinas developed it without depending on the data of Scripture
Notes Sequel to: The Metaphysics of Theism
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 440-449) and indexes
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Subject Thomas, Aquinas, Saint, 1225?-1274. Summa contra gentiles.
Summa contra gentiles (Thomas, Aquinas, Saint)
880-01 Metaphysics.
880-01/(S Thγ̐ưeologie naturelle
Creation.
Natural theology.
First philosophy.
Metaphysics
metaphysics.
creating (artistic activity)
RELIGION -- Philosophy.
First philosophy.
Creation.
Metaphysics.
Natural theology.
Summa contra gentiles (Thomas van Aquino)
Metafysica.
Schepping.
Natuurlijke theologie.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 9780191519291
0191519294
9780191597879
0191597872
9786612051883
6612051884
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9781282051881