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Aquinas and Analogy

by Ralph M. McInerny

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Published by Catholic University of America Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Christian theology,
  • Medieval & Scholastic philosophy,
  • Roman Catholicism, Roman Catholic Church,
  • History & Surveys - General,
  • Medieval Philosophy,
  • Philosophy,
  • History & Surveys - Medieval,
  • Logic

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages169
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8022887M
    ISBN 100813209323
    ISBN 109780813209326

    2. Against Analogical Predication: Aquinas’s analogical terms fail the test for univocity. (1) First, pairs of analogical predicates CAN be both affirmed and denied of the same thing without contradiction. For instance, Socrates is wise (in the way that the term applies . The Role of Focus in Aquinas’s Doctrine of Analogy. Antonio Donato - - Proceedings of the American Catholic Philosophical Association Norman Kretzmann on Aquinass Attribution of Will and of Freedom to Create to God.

    By the s, however, Cajetan's hold on analogy had begun to be loosened by some detailed historical and textual studies demonstrating that he had misinterpreted Aquinas. Ralph Mcinerny played a crucial role in contesting the Cajetanian tradition, especially in Logic of Analogy () and Studies in Analogy Author: Gregory P. Rocca. The Doctrine of the Analogy of Being According to Thomas Aquinas By Bernard Montagnes; E. M. Macierowslei Marquette University Press, Read preview Overview The Creative Retrieval of Saint Thomas Aquinas: Essays in Thomistic Philosophy, New .

      Thomas Aquinas and John Duns Scotus are arguably the most celebrated representatives of the 'Golden Age' of scholasticism. Primarily, they are known for their work in natural theology, which seeks to demonstrate tenets of faith without recourse to premises rooted in dogma or revelation. Scholars of this Golden Age drew on a wealth of tradition, dating back to Plato and . Thomas Aquinas (/6–) lived an active, demanding academic and ecclesiastical life that ended while he was still comparatively young. He nonetheless produced many works, varying in length from a few pages to a few volumes. The Oxford Handbook of Aquinas is an introduction to this influential author and a guide to his thought on almost all the major topics on which he wrote.


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Aquinas and Analogy by Ralph M. McInerny Download PDF EPUB FB2

A discerning book on a difficult philosophical topic is a gift, and having it written in readable style is an unexpected gift. Aquinas and Analogy is such a work, valuable to both Thomistic scholars and those interested in gaining an understanding of Aquinas's treatment of the subject.

-- CrisisCited by: In Aquinas and Analogy, Ralph McInerny carefully traces the source of the confusion to Cajetan's Cajetan's mistake became a commonplace and it is still uncritically accepted today.

In Aquinas and Analogy, Ralph McInerny carefully traces the source of the confusion to Cajetan's misunderstanding of a text from Aquinas's commentary on the Sentences and shows how unwarranted and how misleading /5(4).

The Doctrine of the Analogy of Being According to Thomas Aquinas (Marquette Studies in Philosophy) by Bernard Montagnes Paperback $ Only 3 left in 5/5(1). Analogy or “God Is Like This”.

The “analogy of being” is the centerpiece of Thomistic philosophy. If one does not understand the analogy of being, one does not understand Thomas Aquinas. It is impossible to penetrate his Aquinas and Analogy book without fully appreciating his doctrine of analogy.

In fact, this section of the book in your hands is the most important few pages of the entire book so read. Aquinas and Analogy; Ralph McInerny ; Book; Published by: The Catholic University of America Press; View contents. View Citation; summary. The basic distinctions McInerny introduces, his criticism of the central piece in the literature, Cajetan's De nominum analogia, the applications he makes to problems such as that of the nature of Cited by:   In Aquinas and Analogy,/em>, Ralph McInerny carefully traces the source of the confusion to Cajetan's misunderstanding of a text from Aquinas's commentary on the Sentences /5(4).

Aquinas and Analogy Ralph M. McInerny "The basic distinctions McInerny introduces, hiscriticisms of Cajetan's De nom inum analogia, the applications hemakes to problems such as that of the nature of metaphysics or oflogic, and his knowledge of contemporary debates on relatedtopics, make this book.

Aquinas and Analogy Book Description: The basic distinctions McInerny introduces, his criticism of the central piece in the literature, Cajetan's De nominum analogia, the applications he makes to problems such as that of the nature of metaphysics or of logic, his knowledge of contemporary debates on related topics, combine to make his contribution unique.

Analogy after Aquinas makes a unique contribution to the study of philosophical theology in the tradition of Thomas Aquinas by showing the historical and philosophical connection between these three problems, as well as the variety of solutions proposed by leading representatives of this tradition.

Thomists considered in the book include: Hervaeus Natalis (), Thomas Sutton (. Medieval masters Thomas Aquinas and Meister Eckhart considered problems inherent to speaking of God, exploring how religious language might compromise God's transcendence or God's immanence ultimately hindering believers in their journey of faith seeking by: 1.

Aquinas and analogy. [Ralph McInerny] -- In this book, Ralph McInerny explores Cardinals Cajetan's treatise on analogy and uncovers Cajetan's serious but influential misreading of themes on the subject. It concentrates especially on Aquinas' analogy of intrinsic attribution, on Barth's analogy of faith and on Tillich's symbolic analogy.

It attempts to compare and evaluate these three theological methods, from the standpoint of determ ining their adequacy to interpret the God-creature relation and to justify the use of theological language.

The Doctrine of the Analogy of Being According to Thomas Aquinas (Marquette Studies in Philosophy) | Bernard Montagnes, Andrew Tallon | download | B–OK. Download books for free. Find books. The first is d. 19, q. 5 of the first book of his Sentences commentary and the second is a. 13 of the prima pars of the Summa Theologiae.

Because the Sentences text is earlier, it will be treated first. The third subsection will apply Thomas’s understanding of analogy to his views on the subject of metaphysics based on his Metaphysics commentary. Aquinas argued that this contradicted the scriptural belief that God can be known from creation; Aquinas used analogy to talk about God An analogy is a comparison between two or more things in which the first simpler thing which is already understood is used to attempt to describe & understand the second, more complex thing.

Analogy after Aquinas offers a thorough study of seven important thinkers who grappled with various questions left unresolved, and even unformulated, in Aquinas's own writing about analogy. This book will be a lasting resource for Thomists and historians of philosophy, will inspire new evaluations of Aquinas and his legacy, and should help Brand: The Catholic University of America Press.

In Aquinas and Analogy,/em>, Ralph McInerny carefully traces the source of the confusion to Cajetan's misunderstanding of a text from Aquinas's commentary on the Sentences and shows how unwarranted and how misleading that distinction is.

Another source of confusion has been the attempt to equate the Greek word analogia and its Latin equivalent to try to find word for word correspondences between 5/5(1). 3 The Paschal Mystery as Revelatory of the Trinity in Aquinas Chapter 5 Scripture and the Psychological Analogy for the Trinity 1 Aquinas and the Psychological Analogy Chapter 6 Biblical Exegesis and Sapiential Naming of the Divine Persons 1 The Person of the Father 2 The Person of the Son 3 The Person of the Holy.

Genre/Form: Electronic books History: Additional Physical Format: Print version: McInerny, Ralph, Aquinas and analogy. Washington, D.C.: Catholic. In his De nominum analogia, Cajetan introduced a spurious distinction between analogy of attribution and analogy of proportionality that is not found in Aquinas's writings or anywhere else.

Cajetan's mistake became a commonplace and it is still uncritically accepted today. In Aquinas and Analogy, Ralph McInerny carefully traces the source of the confusion to Cajetan's misunderstanding of a. The theory of analogy is a whole separate discipline which would require a good-sized book to be fully explained.

In our opinion the main reason why some intellectuals, including many philosophers, reject classical metaphysics is that they do not understand the analogous character of metaphysical concepts.THE ONTOLOGY OF ANALOGY IN AQUINAS: A RESPONSE TO LAURENCE HEMMING VICTOR SALAS Sacred Heart Major Seminary, Detroit, USA In his book Postmodernity’s Transcending: Devaluing God1 Laurence Hemming develops further a thesis offered in an earlier article.2 He examines St.

Thomas Aquinas’s so-calledAuthor: Victor Salas. Even interpreters of Aquinas differ over what the analogy is an analogy of. According to William Witt, Ralph McInerny holds that the analogy is only “only a tool of logic, not an ontological ‘analogy of being.’”Author: David Layman.