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Aristotle, De Anima, and Aquinas

Alliteration always amuses me a lot. Sorry about that. I’ve got it out of my system now. I have written about St. Thomas’ commentary on De Anima before. I am going to do it again. Seriously: if you have any

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What is a Form?

I have said it before, and I will say it again now, and I am quite certain that I will repeat myself more than once after this: to limit one’s reading of Aquinas to the Summa Theologiae is like reading

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Aquinas is Awesome

Unabashed Aquinas fanboy here. I could prattle on and on about the triumph that is the Summa Theologiae, a massive work that is astonishing for its lucidity, erudition, coherence, and comprehensiveness, or about the sheer brilliance of the Summa Contra

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Example of the self-evident

Aristotle has this trenchant comment to make in the Physics: That nature exists, it would be absurd to try to prove; for it is obvious that there are many things of this kind, and to prove what is obvious by

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