Aquinas on Mind (Topics in Medieval Philosophy)

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He was permitted to return two years later, but died the following year. ����������� One of his most influential works is A Decisive Treatise, which addresses the question: what should we do when scripture conflicts with demonstrative truths of philosophy and science? By the time Augustine came on the scene, different Greek schools of skepticism were well established, and for centuries had been producing arguments to show that we can no nothing at all for certain.

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Publisher: Routledge; First edition (February 1993)

ISBN: 0415044154

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