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Author Pasnau, Robert

Title Thomas Aquinas on human nature : a philosophical study of Summa theologiae 1a, 75-89 / Robert Pasnau
Published Cambridge, UK ; New York, NY : Cambridge University Press, 2002


Description 1 online resource (xi, 500 pages) : illustrations
Contents 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?
Summary 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
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 465-483) and index
Notes Print version record
Subject Thomas, Aquinas, Saint, 1225?-1274. Summa theologica. Pars 1 Questio 75-89
SUBJECT Thomas, (Aquinas, Saint), 1225.-1274. cct
Summa theologica (Thomas, Aquinas, Saint) fast
Subject Philosophical anthropology.
Theological anthropology -- Christianity.
philosophical anthropology.
PHILOSOPHY -- Movements -- Humanism.
Philosophical anthropology.
Man (Christian theology)
Anthropologie philosophique.
Homme (Theologie chretienne)
Philosophical anthropology
Theological anthropology -- Christianity
Summa theologiae (Thomas van Aquino)
Filosofische antropologie.
Genre/Form Electronic books
Form Electronic book
ISBN 0511018967