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Thomas Aquinas (1225-1274) is an extremely influential figure in the history of Western thought and the Catholic church. In this major addition to the Cambridge Texts in the History of Political Thought series, Robert Dyson has translated texts by Aquinas that reflect the complete range of his thinking, and clearly show his development of a Christian version of the philosophy of Aristotle. His translations are supported by brief biographies, notes for further reading and a concise critical introduction.

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A major addition to the Cambridge Texts series of writings by Thomas Aquinas (1225-1274).

Synopsis:

A major addition to the Cambridge Texts series of writings by Thomas Aquinas (1225-1274).

Synopsis:

In this major addition to the Cambridge Texts series Robert Dyson has chosen texts by Thomas Aquinas (1225 — 1274) that manifest the full range of his thinking. The lucid translations are supported by many features designed to assist the student reader, including brief biographies and a concise critical introduction.

Synopsis:

Includes bibliographical references (p. xxxviii-xli) and index.

About the Author

Thomas Aquinas (1225-1274) is arguably the greatest thinker of the Middle Ages, and a massive figure in the history of philosophy, and in the history of the Catholic church.Robert Dyson teaches politics at the University of Durham, and has previously edited and translated an acclaimed rendition of The City of God by Augustine for the Cambridge Texts series.

Table of Contents

Preface; Abbreviations; Introduction; Brief chronology; Bibliography; 1. Government and politics; 2. Obedience; 3. Law; 4. Right, justice and judgment; 5. Property relations; 6. War, sedition and killing; 7. Heresy, apostasy and unbelief; Biographical glossary; Index.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780521375955
Editor:
Dyson, R. W.
Editor:
Geuss, Raymond
Editor:
Dyson, R. W.
Editor:
Geuss, Raymond
Author:
Skinner, Quentin
Author:
Dyson, Robert
Author:
Geuss, Raymond
Author:
Aquinas, Thomas
Author:
Dyson, R. W.
Author:
St Thomas Aquinas
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Location:
Cambridge, UK
Subject:
General
Subject:
Reference
Subject:
Philosophy
Subject:
Political science
Subject:
Law
Subject:
Justice
Subject:
General Political Science
Subject:
Law -- Philosophy.
Subject:
Politics/Reference
Edition Number:
1
Edition Description:
Trade paper
Series:
Cambridge Texts in the History of Political Thought
Series Volume:
FS-063-01
Publication Date:
20021131
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
College/higher education:
Language:
English
Pages:
360
Dimensions:
8.66x5.72x.87 in. 1.08 lbs.

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"Synopsis" by , A major addition to the Cambridge Texts series of writings by Thomas Aquinas (1225-1274).
"Synopsis" by , A major addition to the Cambridge Texts series of writings by Thomas Aquinas (1225-1274).
"Synopsis" by , In this major addition to the Cambridge Texts series Robert Dyson has chosen texts by Thomas Aquinas (1225 — 1274) that manifest the full range of his thinking. The lucid translations are supported by many features designed to assist the student reader, including brief biographies and a concise critical introduction.
"Synopsis" by , Includes bibliographical references (p. xxxviii-xli) and index.
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