By Gaven OP Kerr
The facts constructed within the De Ente is, on Kerr's studying, self reliant of the various different proofs in Aquinas's corpus and immune to the conventional classificatory schemes of proofs of God. via employing a historic and hermeneutical information of the philosophical concerns offered through Aquinas's concept and comparing such philosophical matters with analytical precision, Kerr is ready to go through the facts and review what Aquinas is announcing, and no matter if what he's announcing is true.
By technique of an research of 1 of Aquinas's earliest proofs, Kerr highlights a foundational argument that's current during the even more typically studied Thomistic writings, and brings it to endure in the context of analytical philosophy, displaying its relevance to the modern reader.
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