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On Analogy

In a previous post we discussed the fact that our knowledge of God is analogical. In this post I want to present remarks made by Maritain in Appendix II of The Degrees of Knowledge: “On Analogy” (pages 442-45). I think that this

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Analogical Knowledge of God

In order to understand why and in what ways St Thomas says that our knowledge of God is analogical, there are some prior considerations that must be understood first. The Summa Theologiae is nothing if not spectacularly orderly, such that

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Act and Potency

Recently I read Ed Feser’s book Aquinas. It’s a great introduction to the philosophy of St Thomas. A warning is in order, however. It is an entry in the publisher’s “Beginner’s Guide” series, but is for beginners in roughly the

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