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Studies in philosophy and the history of philosophy ; v. 45.
Bibliography, etc. Note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 249-254) and indexes.
Formatted Contents Note
What is metaphysics? What does it mean to study being "as being"? St. Thomas and the seed of metaphysics St. Thomas, physics, and the principle of metaphysics St. Thomas and the principle of causality St. Thomas and analogy : the logician and the metaphysician The importance of substance St. Thomas, metaphysics, and formal causality St. Thomas, metaphysical procedure, and the formal cause St. Thomas, form, and incorruptibility St. Thomas and the distinction between form and esse in caused things Nature as a metaphysical object The individual as a mode of being according to Thomas Aquinas.