St. Thomas Aquinas is known for producing history's most complete system of Christian philosophy. In the late thirteenth century, this quiet, reflective Dominican scholar combined the work of Aristotle with Christian, Jewish, Muslim, and pagan thought to reconcile reason and faith. He believed we can know that God exists but not what God is like. Aquinas concluded that mortal happiness is uncertain but immortal happiness is the ultimate end of life; beatitude is to pass beyond death to "see the face of God." His thought continues to exert a powerful influence on Catholic philosophy today. The Giants of Philosophy Series is a collection of dramatic presentations, in understandable language, of the concerns, questions, interests, and overall outlook of the world's great philosophers and philosophical traditions. Special emphasis on clear and relevant explanations give you a new arsenal of insights toward living a better life.
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by Professor Richard Schacht
by Professor Thomas C. Brickhouse
by Prof. Thomas Cook, Pat Childs
by L. Ron Hubbard, Kevin A. Anderson, Orson Scott Card, Rebecca Moesta, Larry Niven, Scott R. Parkin, Samantha Murray, Kary English, Michael T. Banker, Amy H. Hughes, Daniel J. Davis, Zach Chapman, Krystal Claxton, Steve Pantazis, Sharon Joss, Auston Habershaw, Martin L. Shoemaker, Tim Napper
by Kenneth L. Fisher
by L. Ron Hubbard, Brandon Sanderson, Orson Scott Card, Jerry Pournelle, Jody Lynn Nye, Ciruelo, Erik Bundy, Erin Cairns, Jonathan Ficke, Jeremy TeGrotenhius, Vida Cruz, Cole Hehr, Darci Stone, N.R.M. Roshak, Diana Hart, Amy Henrie Gillett, Janey Bell, Eneasz Brodski
by Professor Thomas Gaskill
by Kenneth Oppel
by Kenneth Weisbrode
"Heston narrates, and actors provide vocal characterizations for this introduction to the life and work of Aquinas. Heston's fine voice and air of authority are well suited to this clear, understandable, and interesting script. The examples are easy to follow and will acquaint the listener, not only with the work of Aquinas, but also with certain fundamental concepts in the study of philosophy. M.T.F. (c) AudioFile 2002, Portland, Maine"
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