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Description - Aquinas on Being by Anthony Kenny

Anthony Kenny offers a critical examination of a central metaphysical doctrine of Thomas Aquinas, the greatest of the medieval philosophers. Aquinas's account of being is famous and influential: but Kenny argues that it in fact suffers from systematic confusion. Because of the centrality of the doctrine, this has implications for other parts of Aquinas's philosophical system: in particular, Kenny shows that the idea that God is pure being is a hindrance, not a help,
to Aquinas's natural theology.
Kenny's clear and incisive study, drawing on the scholastic as well as the analytic tradition, dispels the confusion and offers philosophers and theologians a guide through the labyrinth of Aquinas's ontology.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780199279449
ISBN-10: 0199279446
Format: Paperback / softback
(203mm x 136mm x 13mm)
Pages: 224
Imprint: Clarendon Press
Publisher: Oxford University Press
Publish Date: 1-Mar-2005
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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Author Biography - Anthony Kenny

Sir Anthony Kenny was formerly President of the British Academy, and Pro-Vice-Chancellor of the University of Oxford. His recent work includes a magisterial new history of Western philosophy, to be published by OUP in four volumes.

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