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By W. J. Hankey

Throughout the post-Vatican I interval, during the Church's anti-Modernist crusade, Roman Catholic students remoted St. Thomas Aquinas's philosophical theology from its neo-Platonism, and different students have additionally tended to regard a few of the elements of his Summa Theologiae with out regard to their ancient context. the following, Hankey contends that Thomas Aquinas used to be much less of an Aristotelian than is usually intended, and right appreciation of his paintings calls for us to take fuller realize of his reliance on neo-Platonism. In starting off his case, Hankey can pay exact cognizance to the impression of Proclus, offering a severe exposition of his paintings. the writer additionally helps his place via creating a cautious research of the 1st forty-five questions of the Summa Theologiae.

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