Kenny reveals how the mature thought of Thomas Aquinas although conceived in the thirteenth century has much to offer our understanding of the relationship between intellect and will, body and soul today.
Aquinas on Mind Summary
Aquinas on Mind by Sir Anthony Kenny
This book shows how the mature writings of Thomas Aquinas though written in the thirteenth century have much to offer the human mind and the relationship between intellect and will, body and soul.
Aquinas on Mind Reviews
` Aquinas on Mind brings out the depth and interest of the texts it discusses and should thus bring St Tonmas back in the centre of an extremely important debate which of course has ramifications well beyond the boundaries of academic philosophy.' - The Tablet
Table of Contents
Preface Abbreviations 1. Why read Aquinas? 2. Mind and metaphysics 3. Perception and imagination 4. The nature of the intellect 5. Appetite and will 6. The freedom of the will 7. Sense, imagination and intellect 8. Universals of thought 9. Knowledge of particulars 10. Self-knowledge 11. The nature of the Soul 12. Mind and body Notes Further reading Index